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Butlerov, Alexander Mikhailovich

Born: 1828 AD
Died: 1886 AD
Nationality: Russian
Categories: Chemists

1828 – Butlerov, Alexander Mikhailovich was born in Tschistopol near Kazan (Russia).

1857-1868 – Butlerov was professor in Kazan and St. Petersburg.

         – He was one of the foremost theorists of structural chemistry which lead him to do research in isomers.

         – He also studied polymerisation reactions and synthesised the first artificial sugar, a mixture of hexoses.

1886 – He died in Biarritz (France).