CHEMIST

Jöns Jacob Berzelius

1779 - 1848

Jöns Jacob Berzelius

Baron Jöns Jacob Berzelius (Swedish: [jœns ˈjɑ̌ːkɔb bæˈʂěːlɪɵs]; 20 August 1779 – 7 August 1848) was a Swedish chemist. Berzelius is considered, along with Robert Boyle, John Dalton, and Antoine Lavoisier, to be one of the founders of modern chemistry. Berzelius became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1808 and served from 1818 as its principal functionary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jöns Jacob Berzelius has received more than 393,401 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular chemist.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Jöns Jacob Berzelius ranks 13 out of 473Before him are Robert Boyle, Jabir ibn Hayyan, Amedeo Avogadro, Linus Pauling, Svante Arrhenius, and Fritz Haber. After him are Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Valery Legasov, Otto Hahn, Wilhelm Ostwald, and Albert Hofmann.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1779, Jöns Jacob Berzelius ranks 1After him are Mustafa IV, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Carl Ritter, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Elizabeth Alexeievna, Francis IV, Duke of Modena, Thomas Moore, Adam Oehlenschläger, Antoine-Henri Jomini, and Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily. Among people deceased in 1848, Jöns Jacob Berzelius ranks 4Before him are Gaetano Donizetti, Emily Brontë, and George Stephenson. After him are François-René de Chateaubriand, John Quincy Adams, Christian VIII of Denmark, Bernard Bolzano, Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt, Nicolas Oudinot, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, and Caroline Herschel.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Jöns Jacob Berzelius ranks 20 out of 935Before him are Bridget of Sweden (1303), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), Ingrid Bergman (1915), Svante Arrhenius (1859), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), and Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882). After him are Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), Gustav I of Sweden (1496), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), Greta Garbo (1905), Dieterich Buxtehude (1637), and Gustaf V of Sweden (1858).

Among CHEMISTS In Sweden

Among chemists born in Sweden, Jöns Jacob Berzelius ranks 3Before him are Alfred Nobel (1833) and Svante Arrhenius (1859). After him are Theodor Svedberg (1884), Arne Tiselius (1902), Sune Bergström (1916), Bengt I. Samuelsson (1934), Johan August Arfwedson (1792), Johan Gottlieb Gahn (1745), Carl Gustaf Mosander (1797), Georg Brandt (1694), and Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (1767).

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