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Antoine-Augustin Parmentier

French chef and potato fanatic who established a college for bread cooking. He researched chemistry in college and led a smallpox vaccination marketing campaign while offering as Napoleon’s Inspector-General of medical Assistance in 1805. His name was presented with to numerous potato-based recipes, like the well-known hachis Parmentier. He was created in France and offered as a armed service pharmacist through the Seven Years Battle. His dinner celebrations featured potato-heavy selections and included guests such as for example Benjamin Franklin and Antoine Lavoisier.

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