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Jean Becquerel

Birthplace: Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death: Died
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Son of Antoine Henri Becquerel, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903

Occupation: French physicist
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About Jean Becquerel

Jean Becquerel (5 February 1878 – 4 July 1953) was a French physicist, and son of Antoine-Henri Becquerel. He worked on the optical and magnetic properties of crystals, discovering the rotation of the plane of polarisation by a magnetic field.[citation needed] He also published a textbook on relativity. In 1909 he became the fourth in his family to occupy the physics chair at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle following in the footsteps of A. E. Becquerel and Antoine César Becquerel. .

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February 5, 1878
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
July 4, 1953
Age 75