Camille Alphonse Faure

Inventor

1840 – 1898

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Who was Camille Alphonse Faure?

Camille Alphonse Faure was a French chemical engineer who in 1881 significantly improved the design of the lead-acid battery, which had been invented by Gaston Planté in 1865. Faure's improvements greatly increased the capacity of such batteries and led directly to their manufacture on an industrial scale.

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Born
May 21, 1840
Vizille
Also known as
  • Emile Alphonse Faure
Nationality
  • France
Died
1898

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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