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Godfrey, Ambrose, the elder [known as Ambrose Godfrey Hanckwitz the elder] (1660–1741), chemist

Lawrence M. Principe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10865

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Godfrey, Ambrose, the elder [known as Ambrose Godfrey Hanckwitz the elder] (1660–1741), chemist, was born Ambrosius Gottfried Hanckwitz in Nienburg, Germany, the second child of Christian Hanckwitz (1612–1665) and his second wife, Katherine (1627–1665). He emigrated to England with his younger brother ...

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Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry

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