Reference Entry

Hatchett, Charles (1765-1847), chemist

Noel G. Coley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Hatchett, Charles (1765-1847), chemist, was born in Long Acre, London, on 2 January 1765, the son of John Hatchett, a successful coach builder, and his wife, Elizabeth. Hatchett attended Fountayne's, a fashionable private school in Marylebone Park, Middlesex; he was self-taught in chemistry and mineralogy. He entered his father's business ...

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