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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Thudichum, John Louis William [formerly Ludwig Johann Wilhelm] (1829–1901), physician and chemist

N. G. Coley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 1211 words.

Thudichum, John Louis William [formerly Ludwig Johann Wilhelm] (1829–1901), physician and chemist, was born on 27 August 1829 at Büdingen, Hesse, Germany, the eldest son of Georg Thudichum...

Brown, Samuel (1817–1856), chemist

David Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 1093 words.

Brown, Samuel (1817–1856), chemist, was born at Haddington, Scotland, on 23 February 1817, fourth son of Samuel Brown, founder of ‘itinerating libraries’ and grandson of John Brown,...

Tolman, Richard Chace

Judith R. Goodstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Medicinal Chemistry. 1303 words.

Tolman, Richard Chace (27 November 1881–05 September 1948), physical chemist and mathematical physicist, was born in West Newton, Massachusetts, the son of James Pike Tolman, a businessman...

Brooke, Henry James (1771–1857), crystallographer

Graham Chinner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Crystallography. 846 words.

Brooke, Henry James (1771–1857), crystallographer, was born on 25 May 1771 at Exeter into a family manufacturing broadcloth. After studying for the bar he entered business successively in...

Loeb, Morris

Martin D. Saltzman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicinal Chemistry. 1158 words.

Loeb, Morris (23 May 1863–08 October 1912), chemist and philanthropist, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Solomon Loeb, a financier, and Betty Gallenberg. As the son of one of the...

Doremus, Robert Ogden

Robert M. Hawthorne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1123 words.

Doremus, Robert Ogden (11 January 1824–22 March 1906), chemist, teacher, and inventor, was born in New York City, the son of Thomas Cornelius Doremus, a merchant who was one of the founders...

Weightman, William

Michelle E. Osborn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Medicinal Chemistry. 777 words.

Weightman, William (30 September 1813–25 August 1904), manufacturer, chemist, and financier, was born in Waltham, Lincolnshire, England, the son of William Weightman and Anne Farr....