Butlerov, Alexander Mikhailovich
Born: 1828 AD
Died: 1886 AD, at 58 years of age.
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).
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