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Carl Wilhelm Scheele was born on December 9, 1742 in Stralsund (Fig. 1.1), at the time the capital of Swedish Pomerania. He was one of eleven children of Joachim Christian Scheele (1703–1776), a brewer and merchant, and his wife Margaretha Eleonora (1713–1788).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GothenburgSweden

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