Lucas Ignacio José Joaquín Pedro de Alcantara Juan Bautista Francisco de Paula Alamán y Escalada, Mexican scientist, historian and politician (Guanajuato 18 October 1792 - Ciudad de Mexico 02 June 1853)
Studied botany under famous A. De Candolle with who corresponded sending Mexican plant collections. Studied mining in School of Mines at Freyburg.
Employed sulfuric acid in separating gold and silver.
Alamania Lexarza (Orchidaceae)
Ruled Mexico as member of a triunvirate (1829-30)