Georg Brandt

1694 - 1768

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Georg Brandt (26 June 1694 – 29 April 1768) was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist who discovered cobalt (c. 1735). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Brandt has received more than 67,982 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Georg Brandt is the 301st most popular chemist (down from 282nd in 2019), the 249th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 222nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Swedish Chemist.

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Among chemists, Georg Brandt ranks 301 out of 510Before him are Martin Rodbell, Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, Richard Smalley, Victor Goldschmidt, Mario J. Molina, and Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge. After him are William Prout, Akira Yoshino, Edward Frankland, Alexandre Brongniart, François-Marie Raoult, and Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac.

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Among people born in 1694, Georg Brandt ranks 9Before him are Yeongjo of Joseon, Leonardo Leo, Louis-Claude Daquin, Francis Hutcheson, Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Paul of the Cross. After him are Henry Pelham, Theodore of Corsica, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, and Johan Helmich Roman. Among people deceased in 1768, Georg Brandt ranks 8Before him are Canaletto, Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Laurence Sterne, Nicola Porpora, Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, and Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe. After him are Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Francesco Maria Veracini, François de Cuvilliés, and Michel Blavet.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Georg Brandt ranks 249 out of 1,296Before him are Lennart Bernadotte (1909), Maria Gripe (1923), Catherine Vasa of Sweden (1539), Stig Anderson (1931), Karin Boye (1900), and Eva Ekeblad (1724). After him are Catherine Stenbock (1535), Johan Vilhelm Snellman (1806), Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871), Göran Persson (1949), Britt Ekland (1942), and Per Brahe the Younger (1602).

Among CHEMISTS In Sweden

Among chemists born in Sweden, Georg Brandt ranks 13Before him are Bengt I. Samuelsson (1934), Johan August Arfwedson (1792), Torbern Bergman (1735), Johan Gottlieb Gahn (1745), Axel Fredrik Cronstedt (1722), and Carl Gustaf Mosander (1797). After him are Per Teodor Cleve (1840), Lars Fredrik Nilson (1840), Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (1767), Anders Jahan Retzius (1742), Nils Gabriel Sefström (1787), and Peter Jacob Hjelm (1746).