Associé étranger de l’Académie des Sciences de Paris, Secrétaire de l’Académie des Sciences de Stockholm etc.
Stipple. 214 x 145mm (8½ x 5¾").
Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848), the Swedish chemist. He worked out the modern technique of chemical formula notation, and is together with John Dalton, Antonie Lavoisier, and Robert Boyle, considered a father of modern chemistry. He is known in Sweden as the father of Swedish Chemistry, and the 20 August is known as Berzelius Day.
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