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Aikin, Arthur (1773–1854), natural scientist and author

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1404 words.

Aikin, Arthur (1773–1854), natural scientist and author, was born on 19 May 1773 at Warrington, Lancashire, the eldest son of John Aikin (1747–1822) and his wife, Martha (c.1746–1830),...

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Boase, Henry Samuel (1799–1883), geologist and chemist

Denise Crook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 945 words.

Boase, Henry Samuel (1799–1883), geologist and chemist, was born at 6 Knightsbridge, London, on 2 September 1799, the third child of Henry Boase (1763–1827), a banker, and his wife, Anne,...

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Boyé, Martin Hans

George B. Kauffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1249 words.

Boyé, Martin Hans (06 December 1812–05 March 1909), chemist and geologist, was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Mark Boyé, a chemist and superintendent of the Royal Porcelain...

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Buchanan, John Young (1844–1925), chemist and oceanographer

Margaret Deacon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1576 words.

Buchanan, John Young (1844–1925), chemist and oceanographer, was born at Dowanhill, Glasgow, on 20 February 1844, the son of John Buchanan of Dowanhill (1807–1876), a merchant, and his...

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Chenevix, Richard (1774–1830), chemist and mineralogist

Melvyn C. Usselman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1157 words.

Chenevix, Richard (1774–1830), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Ballycommon, near Dublin, the son of Daniel Chenevix, lieutenant-colonel in the Royal Irish Artillery, and his wife,...

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Dalton, John (1766–1844), chemist and natural philosopher

Frank Greenaway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Medicinal Chemistry. 6526 words.

Dalton, John (1766–1844), chemist and natural philosopher, was born (by his own account) on 6 September 1766 at Eaglesfield, near Cockermouth in Cumberland, second of the four children and...

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Day, David Talbot

Gretchen Luepke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1290 words.

Day, David Talbot (10 September 1859–15 April 1925), chemist and geologist, was born in East Rockport (now Lakewood), Ohio, the son of Willard Gibson Day, a Swedenborgian minister, and...

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Dunstan, Albert Ernest (1878–1964), research chemist and petroleum technologist

John Hooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1786 words.

Dunstan, Albert Ernest (1878–1964), research chemist and petroleum technologist, was born on 25 January 1878 at 69 Washington Road, Sheffield, the only son of Arthur Dunstan (d. 1896), a...

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Field, Frederick (1826–1885), chemist and mineralogist

Melvyn C. Usselman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 788 words.

Field, Frederick (1826–1885), chemist and mineralogist, was born on 2 August 1826 in Lambeth, the second son of Charles Field, a partner in the family firm (founded before 1642) of candle...

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Forbes, David (1828–1876), geological chemist and mining engineer

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 985 words.

Forbes, David (1828–1876), geological chemist and mining engineer, was born at Douglas, Isle of Man, on 6 September 1828, one of the eight surviving children and fifth son of Edward Forbes (null...

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