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Jean Baptiste Biot (1774-1862)

Jean Baptiste Biot

Born in 1774 in the capital city, Paris (Ile de France Province), to a family just recently lifted from poverty. His ancestors were peasant stock, mostly farmers in the Lorraine region. Fortunately his father had attained a position at the Treasury so he lived in relative comfort in those restless years before the Revolution. From an early age, Jean Baptiste ...

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