Jons Jacob Berzelius

About Jons Jacob Berzelius

Birth Day: August 20, 1779
Birth Place: Sweden

Jons Jacob Berzelius

Jons Jacob Berzelius was born on August 20, 1779 in Sweden. Swedish chemist who is considered to be one of the founders of modern chemistry. He discovered the elements cerium and thorium.
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Occupation Chemist
Age 68 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 20, 1779 (Sweden)
Birthday August 20
Town/City Sweden
Nationality Sweden

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Swedish Chemist who is considered to be one of the founders of modern chemistry. He discovered the elements cerium and thorium.

Before Fame

Beginning in 1807, he worked as a professor in chemistry and pharmacy at the Karolinska Institute.


He disproved Prout's hypothesis which said that elements were built up of atoms of hydrogen.

Family Life

When he was 56, he married Elisabeth Poppius, the 24-year old daughter of a Swedish cabinet minister.

Associated With

He and Alfred Nobel were both famous chemists from Sweden.

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