Haüy, René Just

Haüy, René Just, known as the Abbé Haüy, a French mineralogist, born at St. Just; propounded the theory of crystallisation founded on geometrical principles; absorbed in study, was caught napping during the Revolution; got consequently into trouble, but was extricated out of it by his friend and pupil, Geoffrey St.-Hilaire; was appointed professor of Mineralogy by Napoleon (1743-1823).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Haussman, George Eugène * Havana
Hatteras, Cape
Hatti-Sheriff
Hatto
Hauberk
Hauch, Hans Carsten
Hauff, Wilhelm
Haug
Hauser, Kaspar
Haussa
Haussman, George Eugène
Haüy, René Just
Havana
Havel
Havelock, Sir Henry
Haverfordwest
Havergal, Frances Ridley
Haversian Canals
Havre, Le
Hawaiian Islands
Hawarden
Haweis, Hugh Reginald