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Grignard, Victor

Grignard, Victor vēktôr´ grēnyär´ [key], 1871–1935, French chemist. He shared the 1912 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Paul Sabatier for his work in organic synthesis based on his discovery (1900) of the Grignard reagent . He taught at the Univ. of Nancy (1909–19) and at the Univ. of Lyons (from 1919).

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