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...Blagden, Charles Charles Blagden was born at Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, on 17 April 1748, and died at the home of Claude-Louis Berthollet at Arcueil, on the outskirts of Paris, on 26 March 1820. His publications were mainly...
...Watt, James Keir, James James Keir was born in Edinburgh on 29 September 1735 and died at West Bromwich on 11 October 1820. He was educated in his native city, first at the Royal High School, and then in the medical school...

Woodhouse, James (1770–1809)

Michael F. Conlin

Eastern Washington University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Woolman, John “Plea for the Poor, A” Woolman, John “Keeping Negroes” Woolman, John James Woodhouse was a leading American chemist during the American Enlightenment.He was born in Philadelphia to Scottish immigrants who fled Britain after...

Hare, Robert (1781–1858)

A. Leland Morton

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...Robert Hare, Jr., was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 17, 1781, to Robert Hare, Sr., and Margaret Willing Hare. He came to be recognized as one of the greatest chemists of his time, ranking with the likes of Humphrey Davy...
...Cavendish, Henry The Honourable Henry Cavendish was born on 10 October 1731 at Nice and died on 10 March 1810 at Clapham in London. He came from an aristocratic family related to the Dukes of Devonshire. He attended Peterhouse College...
...Higgins, William William Higgins was born in Collooney in County Sligo and died in Dublin some sixty years later. As a boy, he was sent to London to assist his uncle Bryan Higgins , and soon acquired a taste for the study of chemistry. He...
...Starkey, George George Starkey was born George Stirk (he changed his surname to Starkey in or around 1650) on 8/9 June 1628 and died in the Great Plague of 1665. He was the son of a Scottish Presbyterian minister to the island of Bermuda....
...William Cullen was born at Hamilton, Lanarkshire (Scotland) on 15 April 1710 and died at Edinburgh on 5 February 1790. He was the most influential of the teachers of the University of Edinburgh Medical School, which flourished in the latter...

Maclean, John (1771–1814)

Andrew Hook

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...John Maclean played a major role in establishing and developing the teaching of science and chemistry in the Wistar, Caspar (1761-1818) Stevenson, Alexander Smith, Samuel Stanhope Rush, Benjamin Richardson, William Reid, Thomas Muir, Thomas...
...Percy, Henry, 9th Earl of Northumberland Henry Percy gained an honorary MA from the University of Oxford in 1604. He was Privy Councillor of James I from 1603 to 1605, when he was implicated in the Gunpowder Plot, arraigned in the Star...