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1779 – Born on the 7th of August in Väversunda, Östergötland, Sweden. 1796-1801 – Studied at Uppsala University and earned the profession of medical doctor.          – Worked as beginner in a pharmacy and with a physician in the Medevi mineral springs.          – He examined the influence of galvanic current on several ..

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1926 – Born on the 30th of June in Brooklyn, New York, USA.   1943 – Graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School.   1947 – Married Mildred Levy and have one son.   1948 – Received his B.S. in biochemistry from Penn State University.   1952 – Ph.D. in biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University. ..

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1884 – Born on the 11th of October in Goldschmieden, Germany. 1903 – He studied chemistry at the university of Breslau, and did research at Karlsruhe Technische Hochschule with German chemist Fritz Haber, who introduced him to high-pressure reactions. 1905-1907 – Finished PhD, at the University of Leipzig. 1909 – He studied as scholar in ..

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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 ..

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1728 – Antoine Baumé was born 26th of February in Senlis.   He was apprenticed to the chemist Claude Joseph Geoffroy   1752 – Admitted a member of the École de Pharmacie, where he was appointed professor of chemistry.   1780 – Retired in order to devote himself to applied chemistry.            – ..

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1918 – Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton is a British physical chemist was born on 8th of September. 1938 – He entered Imperial College, University of London. 1940-1942 – Graduated in 1940 and obtained his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1942. 1942-1944 – Barton was a government research chemist. 1945 – He was with Albright ..

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1915 – Born on the 15th of July in Chestertown. Earned a bachelor’s degree in physical chemistry from Washington College. 1938 – Earned a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Princeton. 1939 – Joined Bell Labs, then Bell Telephone Laboratories, as a research scientist. 1955-1973 – He was Bell Lab’s vice president of research. 1973-1979 – ..

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French chemist and the discoverer of bromine. 1802 – Born on the 30th of September, in Montpellier, France. 1826 – Discovered in seawater a substance, which he recognized as a previously unknown element and named bromine.         – Published papers on the decomposition of ammonium oxalate, with formation of oxamic acid, on amyl alcohol, ..

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1843 – Stephen Babcock was born in Bridgewater, New York. 1866 – Finished his studies from Tufts University. 1879 – Attended Cornell, where he was also a chemistry instructor; he obtained his doctorate in Germany at Göttingen. 1881 – Invented an early method of simple milk analysis while working at the Geneva, N.Y., agricultural experimental ..

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Leo Hendrik Baekeland was a Belgian-American chemist. 1863 – Born 14th of November in Belgium. 1882 – Studied at the University of Ghent and graduate with a doctorate in natural science. 1890 – Taught chemistry at Ghent and Bruges before emigrating to the USA. 1893 – Invented Velox photographic paper. 1907 – Invented the Bakelite ..

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