Beilstein, Konrad Friedrich

Born: Feb 17, 1838 AD
Died: 1906 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Chemists

1838 - Born on the 17th of February in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

         - He received education at the Georg-August University of Göttingen.

1865 - Became a professor extraordinarius.

1866 - He left Göttingen and became a professor in Saint Petersburg.

         - Developed the Beilstein test, an elemental test used to detect the presence of halogens.

         - Founder of the famous Handbuch der organischen Chemie.

1881 - Compiled orderly handbook of known chemical compounds, "Handbook of Organic Chemistry".

1906 -  Died on 18th October in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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