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19.2 Achievements in Chemistry

Chemistry gradually grew into an independent science. A.J. Lavoisier a world-renowned French chemist and father of modern chemistry, developed the present-day theory of combustion. The Russian scientist Dmitri Mendelyeev drew up a complete table of elements. In the field of organic chemistry, Justus Von Liebig discovered chloroform. Developments in Chemistry have helped us to create synthetic materials, fertilizers, plastics and pesticides, as well as to refine petroleum. Thanks to much research in the field, life-saving drugs have been produced.

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19.1 - Achievements In Physics
19.2 - Achievements In Chemistry
19.3 - Achievements In Biology
19.4 - Achievements In Medicine And Surgery
19.5 - Innovations In Transport And Communication
19.6 - Dates & Events

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