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