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Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronet (1827–1902), chemist and explosives expert

Robert Steele.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1222 words.

Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronet (1827–1902), chemist and explosives expert, was born on 17 July 1827 at Woolwich, the eldest son of Johann Leopold Abel (1795–1871), a music...

Accum, Friedrich Christian (1769–1838), chemist

Brian Gee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 1335 words.

Accum, Friedrich Christian (1769–1838), chemist, was born on 29 March 1769 at Bückeburg, Westphalia, the sixth of the seven children of Christian Accum (b. 1727), a soap maker, and his...

Adams, Roger

D. Stanley Tarbell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Medicinal Chemistry. 1923 words.

Adams, Roger (02 January 1889–06 July 1971), chemist and administrator, was born in Boston, the son of Austin W. Adams, a railroad official, and Lydia Curtis. He was related to the Adams...

Adkins, Homer Burton

Albert B. Costa.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 1118 words.

Adkins, Homer Burton (16 January 1892–10 August 1949), organic chemist, was born near Newport, Ohio, the son of Alvin Adkins and Emily Middleswart, farmers. Adkins grew up on his parents’...

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),...

Akers, Sir Wallace Alan (1888–1954), chemist and industrialist

Fleck.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1267 words.

Akers, Sir Wallace Alan (1888–1954), chemist and industrialist, was born on 9 September 1888 at Walthamstow, the second child of Charles Akers, a chartered accountant, and his wife, Mary...

Albery, (Wyndham) John (1936–2013), chemist

Mary Archer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 1588 words.

Albery, (Wyndham) John (1936–2013), chemist, was born on 5 April 1936 at 19 Bentinck Street, Marylebone, London, the eldest child of Michael James Albery (1910–1975), barrister, and his...

Albright, Arthur (1811–1900), chemist and phosphorus manufacturer

Frank Greenaway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 802 words.

Albright, Arthur (1811–1900), chemist and phosphorus manufacturer, was born on 3 March 1811 in Charlbury, Oxfordshire, into a Quaker family, the second son and sixth of ten children of...

Allen, Norman Percy (1903–1972), metallurgist

P. B. Hirsch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 891 words.

Allen, Norman Percy (1903–1972), metallurgist, was born in Wrexham, north Wales, on 5 June 1903, the fifth of ten children, seven girls and three boys, of Sidney Edward Allen, an accountant...

Allen, Sir Peter Christopher (1905–1993), chemist and industrialist

Martin Adeney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1043 words.

Allen, Sir Peter Christopher (1905–1993), chemist and industrialist, was born at Mawmead, Ashtead, Surrey, on 8 September 1905, the son of Sir Ernest King Allen (1864–1937), barrister and...

Alvarez, Francisco Sanchez

Robert M. Hawthorne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 474 words.

Alvarez, Francisco Sanchez (29 November 1928–31 March 1980), chemist, was born in Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. Little is known of his childhood, including the names of his parents. He prepared...

Anderson, (John) Stuart (1908–1990), chemist

P. Day.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 882 words.

Anderson, (John) Stuart (1908–1990), chemist, was born on 9 January 1908 in Islington, London, the only son and younger child of John Anderson, master cabinet-maker, and his wife, Emma...

Anderson, Thomas (1819–1874), chemist

G. F. Rodwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 885 words.

Anderson, Thomas (1819–1874), chemist, was born on 2 July 1819, probably in Quality Street, Leith, the eldest of nine children of Charles Anderson (1772–1855), a surgeon, and his wife,...

Andrews, Thomas (1813–1885), chemist

Arthur Harden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 961 words.

Andrews, Thomas (1813–1885), chemist, was born on 19 December 1813 at 3 Donegall Square, Belfast, eldest of the six children of Thomas John Andrews, a linen merchant of Belfast, and his...

Andrews, Thomas (1847–1907), metallurgist and ironmaster

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 708 words.

Andrews, Thomas (1847–1907), metallurgist and ironmaster, was born at 19 Carver Street, Sheffield, on 16 February 1847, the only son of Thomas Andrews and his wife, Mary Bolsover. Thomas...

Ansell, George Frederick (1826–1880), chemist and assayer

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 373 words.

Ansell, George Frederick (1826–1880), chemist and assayer, was born at Carshalton, Surrey on 4 March 1826. He was apprenticed for four years to a surgeon, but subsequently took up...

Antibody Therapeutics

Journal. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Medicinal Chemistry; Proteins; Virology.

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Archer, Frederick Scott (1813–1857), inventor of the collodion process in photography

H. T. Wood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry; Art. 812 words.

Archer, Frederick Scott (1813–1857), inventor of the collodion process in photography, was the second son of Thomas Archer, a butcher at Hertford, where he was probably born. Orphaned as a...

Armstrong, Edward Frankland (1878–1945), chemist

Colin A. Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 1150 words.

Armstrong, Edward Frankland (1878–1945), chemist, was born on 5 September 1878 at 38 Limes Grove, Lewisham, London, the oldest of seven children of Henry Edward Armstrong (1848–1937),...

Armstrong, Henry Edward (1848–1937), chemist and educational reformer

E. H. Rodd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Education. 1492 words.

Armstrong, Henry Edward (1848–1937), chemist and educational reformer, was born on 6 May 1848 at Caroline Place, Avenue Road, Lewisham, Kent, the eldest son of Richard Armstrong...