Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze
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English: Marie-Anne Pierette Paulze (January 20, 1758 – February 10, 1836), more commonly known as Madame Lavoisier the "mother of modern chemistry", was born in the town of Montbrison, located in a small province in France. She is most commonly known as the wife of Antoine Lavoisier, but many do not know of her accomplishments in the realm of chemistry.
Portrait de Antoine Lavoisier et son épouse Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze par Jacques-Louis David (1788)