Henri Deutsch de La Meurthe

Henri Deutsch de La Meurthe

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe was a successful French petroleum businessman and an avid supporter of early aviation. He sponsored a number of prizes to encourage the development of aviation technologies, including the Grand Prix d'Aviation and the Deutsch de la Meurthe prize. The Deutsch de la Meurthe was a French family known for its wealth and patronage in technology and philanthropy, having helped develop the industrial oils industry in France. Venu Lorraine Alexander Deutsch founded a company in 1845 for the processing and marketing of vegetable oils in La Villette, then independent commune of Paris. With the discovery of petroleum oil in Pennsylvania in 1859, Deutsch began to study and develop the use of petroleum oils in France. In 1877, Deutsch brought his two sons, Henri and Emile into the family business, which bought a refinery in Rouen in 1881 and the refinery in St. Loub?'s in Gironde in 1883show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135769995
  • 9786135769999