Marie-Anne Paulze-Lavoisier, 1758-1836

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The First Female Chemist in History? Marie-Anne Paulze (Lavoisier)

Professor Davis makes the case that Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, wife of the "father of modern chemistry" himself, Antoine Lavoisier, can be considered the first ever female chemist.

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