Daniel Rutherford

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Daniel Rutherford
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Daniel Rutherford. Mezzotint engravin efter a portrait bi Sir Henry Raeburn.
Born3 November 1749
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died15 December 1819[1] (aged 70)
Edinburgh
NaitionalityScots
Alma materUniversity o Edinburgh
Kent forNitrogen
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsPheesician in Edinburgh (1775-86)
Professor o Medicine an Botany, Edinburgh University, an Keeper o the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (1786-1819)
Keeng's Botanist in Scotland (1786-)
Pheesician at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (1791)
InfluencesJoseph Black
Author abbrev. (botany)Rutherf.

Daniel Rutherford FRSE FRCPE FLS FSA(Scot) (3 November 1749 – 15 December 1819) wis a Scots pheesician, chemist an botanist wha is maist famous for the isolation o nitrogen in 1772.

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  1. Waterston, Charles D.; Macmillan Shearer, A. (July 2006). Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783-2002: Biographical Index (PDF). II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. Retrieved 2011-02-08.