Franz Karl Achard. Director der physikalischen Klasse bey der K. Academie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.geb: zu Berlin 1753 den 28 ten Apr:
Stipple. 145 x 89mm. 5¾ x 3½".
Franz Karl Achard (1753-1821) was a German chemist, physicist and biologist. His principal discovery was the production of sugar from sugar beets. He was favoured by King Frederck II of Prussia, and thus had to report twice a week on his research and any new developments. It was in 1776 that he was ecelted to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Berlin.
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