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1555 – Born in Worcester on the 1st of August. 1582 – Kelley approached John Dee, initially under the name Edward Talbot. Dee had already been trying to contact angels with the help of a "scryer" or crystal-gazer, but he had not been successful. Kelley professed the ability to do so, and impressed Dee with ..

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1937 – Robert Huber, born on the 20th of February in Munich. He is a German biochemist and Nobel laureate. 1947 – 1956 – He was educated at the Humanistische Karls-Gymnasium. 1960 – Studied chemistry at the Technische Hochschule, receiving his diploma.        – He stayed, and did research into using crystallography to elucidate the ..

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1937 – Roald Safran Hoffmann, born on the 18th of July in ZBoczów, Poland (now Ukraine) to a Jewish family and named in honor of the Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen. He is an American theoretical chemist. 1949 – With his family, iimmigrated to the United States of America. 1955 – Graduated from New York City’s ..

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1868 – Born on December 9th in Breslau, Germany. German chemist. 1886-1891 – He studied chemistry at the University of Heidelberg under Bunsen, at the University of Berlin under A.W. Hoffmann, and at the Technical School at Charlottenburg under Liebermann. 1894 – He was offered and accepted, an assistantship at Karlsruhe by the Professor of ..

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1761 – Born in Trewarthenick, Cornwall  England on the 25th of December. 1784 – He was educated at Bristol Grammar School, where he became interested in chemistry, then after two years with a private tutor entered St John’s College, Cambridge from where he graduated. 1790 – He married Charlotte Anne Gwatkin in 1790 and they ..

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721 BC – Born in Tus, Khorasan, in Iran, then under the rule of the Umayyad Caliphate.          – He began his career practising medicine, under the patronage of the Barmakid Vizir of Caliph Haroun al-Rashid. 776 BC – He was engaged in alchemy in Kufa. 803 BC – Jabir was placed under house ..

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1852 – Hermann Emil Fischer was born on October 9th, at Euskirchen, in the Cologne district. German chemist. 1869 – Emil went to the local school and then spent two years at school at Wetzlar, and two more at Bonn where he passed his final examination with great distinction. 1871 – Went to the University ..

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1881 – Born on July 27th in Höchst, Germany. 1916 – Was a professor of Medical Chemistry at the University of Innsbruck. 1921 – Was a professor of Oraganic Chemistry in Technische Hochschule, Munich. 1930 – Won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. 1935 – Married to Wiltrud Haufe. 1937 – Won the Davy Medal. 1945 ..

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1791 – He was born on the 15th day of September this year in Newington Butts, England. He studied the magnetic field around a conductor carrying a DC electric current, and established the basis for the magnetic field concept in physics.   1812 – At the age of twenty, at the end of his apprenticeship, ..

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