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LIPPMANN, MAURICE:

French engineer; born at Ville d'Avray (Seine-et-Oise) Sept. 27, 1847. He received his diploma as bachelor of law in 1869. During the siege of Paris in 1870 he served in the artillery. In 1874 Lippmann was appointed director of the state manufactory of weapons ("manufacture nationale d'armes") at St. Etienne, which position he held for ten years. Resigning in 1884, he retired to private life, living at Bracquemont, near Dieppe. In 1889 he was appointed a member of the commission of military art for the French Exposition of 1890.

Lippmann has published: "L'Art dans l'Armure et dans les Armes." He is an officer of the Legion of Honor.

Bibliography:
  • Curinier, Dict. Nat. ii. 144.
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