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Axel Fredrik Cronstedt

1722 - 1765

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Baron Axel Fredrik Cronstedt (/kroonstet/ 23 December 1722 – 19 August 1765) was a Swedish mineralogist and chemist who discovered the element nickel in 1751 as a mining expert with the Bureau of Mines. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Axel Fredrik Cronstedt has received more than 67,664 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Axel Fredrik Cronstedt is the 254th most popular chemist (up from 268th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Sweden (up from 225th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Swedish Chemist.

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Among chemists, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt ranks 254 out of 509Before him are Michael Polanyi, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Charles Adolphe Wurtz, Thomas Graham, Karl Barry Sharpless, and Charles François de Cisternay du Fay. After him are Geoffrey Wilkinson, Kikunae Ikeda, Martin Karplus, Carl Auer von Welsbach, Roger D. Kornberg, and Christian Friedrich Schönbein.

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Among people born in 1722, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt ranks 7Before him are Ahmad Shah Durrani, Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Gregory Skovoroda, Jazzar Pasha, and Samuel Adams. After him are Georg Benda, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt, Pietro Nardini, Amursana, and Paisius Velichkovsky. Among people deceased in 1765, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt ranks 8Before him are Mikhail Lomonosov, Louis, Dauphin of France, Philip, Duke of Parma, Muhammad bin Saud, Alexis Clairaut, and Giovanni Paolo Panini. After him are Charles-André van Loo, Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, Princess Sophia Dorothea of Prussia, Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Edward Young, and Johann Melchior Molter.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt ranks 202 out of 1,612Before him are Maj Sjöwall (1935), Mats Wilander (1964), Nicolai Gedda (1925), Johan Gottlieb Gahn (1745), Per Gessle (1959), and Sigvard Bernadotte (1907). After him are Stig Dagerman (1923), Carl Bildt (1949), Stig Anderson (1931), Yngwie Malmsteen (1963), Maud Adams (1945), and Salomon August Andrée (1854).

Among CHEMISTS In Sweden

Among chemists born in Sweden, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt ranks 10Before him are Theodor Svedberg (1884), Arne Tiselius (1902), Bengt I. Samuelsson (1934), Sune Bergström (1916), Johan August Arfwedson (1792), and Johan Gottlieb Gahn (1745). After him are Carl Gustaf Mosander (1797), Torbern Bergman (1735), Georg Brandt (1694), Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (1767), Lars Fredrik Nilson (1840), and Anders Jahan Retzius (1742).