1728 - Antoine Baumé was born 26th of February in Senlis.
He was apprenticed to the chemist Claude Joseph Geoffroy
1752 - Admitted a member of the École de Pharmacie, where he was appointed professor of chemistry.
1780 - Retired in order to devote himself to applied chemistry.
- Ruined in the Revolution, he was obliged to return to a commercial career.
He is best known as the inventor of the Baumé scale hydrometer.
1772 - He became a member of the Academy of Sciences.
1796 - Associate of the Academy of Sciences.
1804 - Baumé died in Paris on the 15th of October.
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