Jöns Jacob Berzelius

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J. J. Berzelius
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Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779–1848)
Born 20 August 1779(1779-08-20)
Väversunda, Östergötland, Swaden
Died 7 August 1848(1848-08-07) (aged 68)
Stockholm, Swaden
Naitionality Swaden
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Karolinska Institute
Alma mater Uppsala Varsity
Doctoral advisor Johann Afzelius
Doctoral students James Finlay Weir Johnston
Heinrich Rose
Kent for Atomic wichts
Chemical notation
catalysis
Silicon
Selenium
Thorium
Cerium
Notable awairds Copley medal (1836)

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.