Jöns Jacob Berzelius

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J. J. Berzelius
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Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779–1848)
Born20 August 1779(1779-08-20)
Väversunda, Östergötland, Swaden
Died(1848-08-07)7 August 1848 (aged 68)
Stockholm, Swaden
NaitionalitySwaden
Alma materUppsala Varsity
Kent forAtomic wichts
Chemical notation
catalysis
Silicon
Selenium
Thorium
Cerium
AwairdsCopley medal (1836)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsKarolinska Institute
Doctoral advisorJohann Afzelius
Doctoral studentsJames Finlay Weir Johnston
Heinrich Rose

Baron Jöns Jacob Berzelius (Swadish: [jœns ˌjɑːkɔb bæɹˈseːliɵs]; 20 August 1779 – 7 August 1848), bi himsel an the contemporary society named Jacob Berzelius, wis a Swadish chemist. Berzelius is considered, alang wi Robert Boyle, John Dalton, an Antoine Lavoisier, tae be ane o the foonders o modren chemistry.[1]

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  1. "Jöns Jacob Berzelius". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 3 August 2008.