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Trivia: Father of Modern Chemistry Beheaded in French Revolution

Antoine Lavoisier, the Father of Modern Chemistry, was beheaded during the French Revolution.

An appeal to spare his life was cut short by the judge, who said: "The Republic has no need of geniuses."

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Neither did the Second Republic..
Nor the Third Republic...
Nor the Fourth Republic...
Nor the Fifth Republic of today...

The genocide of the geniuses was most effective, it seems!
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