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Jean Becquerel (1878 - 1953)

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Jean Becquerel
Born in Paris V, Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Died in Pornichet, Loire-Atlantique, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Jan 2017
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Jean Becquerel est Français ou d'origine Française.
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Jean was born 5 Feb 1878 in Paris, France to Antoine Edouard Becquerel and his wife Lucie Zoe Marie Jamin.

Jean Becquerel was also a French physicist like his father and grandfather and great grandfather. He worked on the optical and magnetic properties of crystals discovering the rotation of the plane of polarization by a magnetic field.

In 1909 he became the 4th member of his family to occupy the physics chair at the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle.



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