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Beilstein, Konrad Friedrich

Born: 1838 AD
Died: 1906 AD
Nationality: Russian
Categories: Chemists

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 the presence of halogens.

         – Founder of the famous Handbuch der organischen Chemie.

1881 – Compiled orderly handbook of known chemical compounds, "Handbook of Organic Chemistry".

1906 –  Died on 18th October in Saint Petersburg, Russia.