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 Jöns Jacob Berzelius

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Jöns Jacob Berzelius

  • Birth 20 Aug 1779
  • Death 7 Aug 1848
  • Burial Solna, Solna kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
  • Plot SO 02 30
  • Memorial ID 9530990

Chemist, regarded as one of the fathers of modern chemistry. He among other things invented the classical system of chemical symbols, in which elements are abbreviated by one or two letters.

Bio by: Klas Grönqvist


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  • Originally Created by: Klas Grönqvist
  • Added: 29 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9530990
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jöns Jacob Berzelius (20 Aug 1779–7 Aug 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9530990, citing Solna Cemetery, Solna, Solna kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .