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Origin of Lang's proof of the Cayley-Hamilton theorem

Is the proof of the Cayley-Hamilton theorem given by Serge Lang in Algebra (page 561) an original one, or has it been borrowed from some earlier sources? Who came up with it first? (Lang's proof is ...