Definition of Jons Jakob Berzelius
1. Noun. Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848).
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1. A History of Chemistry by Forris Jewett Moore (1918)
"CHAPTER XI BERZELIUS, THE ORGANIZER OF THE SCIENCE Jons Jakob Berzelius was born in ... Jons Jakob Berzelius ..."
2. From Elements to Atoms: A History of Chemical Composition by Robert Siegfried (2002)
"Jons Jakob Berzelius had recognized the wonderful opportunity offered by this kind of calculus even before he had read Dalton's own work. ..."
3. History of Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1909)
"Jons Jakob Berzelius, the son of a schoolmaster, was born near Linkoping, in East Gothland, Sweden, in 1779. Entering Upsala with a view to the profession ..."
4. Lessons in Chemical Philosophy: An Introductory Study for Use in Colleges by John Howard Appleton, Herbert William Conn (1890)
"... must be expected that there should remain a few FIG. 122. —Jons Jakob Berzelius. Born in East Gothland (in Sweden), August 20,1799; died August 7, 1848. ..."