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Hilaire Chardonnet


Chardonnet, Hilaire (1839–1924), French chemist, industrialist, and physiologist who did pioneering work on synthetic fiber, developing what later became known as rayon, first shown to the public at the Paris Exposition of 1889.

See also: Chemistry; Rayon.

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