Antonine-Jérôme Balard


  He was a Professor of chemistry at the Sorbonne and the Collège de France who earlier discovered bromine in brines while a Lecturer at Montpellier, France. It is thought that the brines he used were from Sete or Aigues-Mortes, France.  


  1. "Bromine" article in the Hexagon of Alpha Chi Sigma

  2. Photographs of Montpellier, France

  3. Photographs in Paris, France, ParisD

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