Bronsted, Johannes Nicolaus
Born: Feb 22, 1879 AD
Died: 1947 AD, at 68 years of age.
1879 - Born on February 22nd in Varde, Denmark. Danish physical chemist whose work in solution chemistry, particularly electrolytes, resulted in a new theory of acids and bases.
1897 - Brønsted took up studies at the (old) Polytecnic Institute in the street Sølvgade in Copenhagen.
1899 - He completed his first degree studies in engineering, and began studies in pure science at Copenhagen University.
1902 - He took his 'magister' degree in Chemistry.
- At the Polytecnic Institute Brønsted met Charlotte Louise Warberg, who became one of the very first female engineers in Denmark.
1903 - Married to Charlotte Louise Warberg.
1905 - Brønsted started to work at his 'affinity' measurements on binary mixtures (sulfuric acid and water).
1947 - Died on December 17th in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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