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1912 – He was born on the 22nd of May in London to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. 1936 – He earned B.S. degree in University of Chicago. 1938 – He finished Ph.D. in University of Chicago. 1947 – He became professor at Purdue University. 1949 – He joined Alpha Chi Sigma at Purdue University. 1979 – ..

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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, ..

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1627 – He was born on the 25th day of January this year in Lismore Castle, in the province of Munster, Ireland, as the seventh son and fourteenth child of Richard Boyle, the "Great Earl of Cork". While still a child, he learned to speak Latin, Greek, and French.   1641 – He remained during ..

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1682 – Böttger was born in Schleiz, Thuringia on the 4th of February. 1708 – His potteries were under royal patronage, and he was made director of the extensive works. 1715 – He perfected white porcelain. 1719 – He died on the 13th of Mar..

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1833 – He was born on the 31st of October in St. Petersburg, Russia. 1850-1856 – He studied at the Medico-Surgical Academy, specializing in chemistry. 1859 – He studied in western Europe. 1862 – He published on of his research, which described the first nucleophilic displacement of chlorine by fluorine in benzoyl chloride. 1864 – ..

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1874 – Born in Cologne on the 27th of August. 1892-1898 – He studied at the Technical College of Charlottenburg and the University of Leipzig. 1899 – He started to work at BASF. 1908-1913 – Developed the Haber-Bosch process together with Fritz Haber. 1925 – Bosch was one of the founders of IG Farben. 1931 ..

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1870 – He was born on the 27th of July in Amherst, Massachusetts. He was the American pioneer of radiochemistry. 1897-1900 – He graduated from Yale University, and became a teacher. 1907 – He measured the age of rocks by the decay of uranium to lead.          – He got results of ages of ..

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Scottish (French-born) chemist   1728 – Joseph Black was born on the 16th of April.   1746 – He entered the University of Glasgow.   Studied at Edinburgh University and then thoroughly studied properties of carbon dioxide.   1755 – Discovered the carbon dioxide.   1756 – He described how carbonates become more alkaline when ..

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1827 – Born on October 27th in Paris, France. French chemist and politician. 1854 – He made his reputation by his doctoral thesis, Sur les combinaisons de la glycérine avec les acides, which described a series of beautiful researches in continuation and amplification of Michel-Eugène Chevreul’s classical work. 1859 – He was appointed professor of ..

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1748 – Born on the 9th of December in Talloires, near Annecy, France. French chemist.          – He discovered potassium chlorate.          – Studied first at Chambery and afterwards at Turin, where he graduated in medicine. 1772 – Became the private physician of Philip, duke of Orleans. 1780 – He was admitted into ..

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