Messel, Rudolph (1848–1920), industrial chemist, was born on 14 January 1848 in Darmstadt, the second of five children of Simon Messel, banker and his wife, Amelia. After his father died in 1859 he was sent to a Huguenot school in Friedrichsdorf. He attended the federal polytechnic in ...
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Subjects: Industrial Chemistry ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction
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