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Chenevix, Richard (1774-1830), chemist and mineralogist

Melvyn C. Usselman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5217

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Chenevix, Richard (1774-1830), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Ballycommon, near Dublin, the son of Daniel Chenevix, lieutenant-colonel in the Royal Irish Artillery, and his wife, Elizabeth Arabin. His ancestors had left France for Ireland after the revocation of the edict of Nantes and his father was a nephew of ...

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