The Chemical Educator

, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp 1–15

Chemistry and Politics: Edvard Immanuel Hjelt (1855–1921)

Chemistry and History

DOI: 10.1007/s00897980247a

Cite this article as:
KAUFFMAN, G.B. & NIINISTÖ, L. Chem. Educator (1998) 3: 1. doi:10.1007/s00897980247a

Abstract

Chemists who have made important contributions to politics, although a rare breed, date from the very inception of our science. Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794), the founder of modern chemistry, spent most of his time working as a financier, economist, accountant, banker, treasurer, academician, statistician,

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryCalifornia State University, FresnoFresno
  2. 2.Laboratory of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemical TechnologyHelsinki University of TechnologyEspooFinland

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