Chemist Teaching Lab Opens in Germany

The University of Giessen, Germany founded a chemist teaching laboratory in 1827. Justus, Freiherr von Liebig, a German organic chemist who spent his own funds on equipment and materials. It was the first laboratory that taught modern chemical research techniques.

Date:
      1827
Name(s):
      Freiherr von Liebig
Occupation:
      chemist
Location:
      Germany

Additional Information:

  • Justus von Liebig – Wikipedia
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  • University of Giessen – Wikipedia
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  • Justus von Liebig
    Justus Freiherr von Liebig (12 May 1803 – 18 April 1873) was a German chemist who made major contributions to agricultural and biological chemistry, and was considered the founder of organic chemistry.

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