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Orfila, Matthieu Joseph Bonaventure

Born: 1787 AD
Died: 1853 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Chemists


1787 - Born on the 24th of April in Minorca, Spain.

1819 - He was appointed professor of medical jurisprudence.

       - He succeeded Vauquelin as professor of chemistry in the faculty of medicine at Paris.

1830 - He was nominated dean of that faculty, a high medical honor in France.

1848 - He became successively member of the council of education of France, member of the general council of the department of the Seine,and commander of the Legion of Honor.

1853 - He died on the 12th of March in Paris.


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