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Claude Louis Berthollet (born December 9, 1748 , in Talloires[?], near Annecy[?], France, died November 6, 1822 in Arcueil[?]) was a French chemist who along with Antoine Lavoisier and others, devised a chemical nomenclature, or a system of names, which serves as the basis of the modern system of naming chemical compounds.



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