Théodore Sidot

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Théodore Sidot was a French chemist who in 1866 discovered the phosphorescence of Zinc sulphide. He worked at the Lycée Charlemagne in Paris, as chemistry preparator. He was injured in the 1870 Franco-Prussian War at the Fort de Nogent. He received the 1883 Prix Trémont of the Académie des Sciences.[1]