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Svante Arrhenius

Svante Arrhenius

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1903

Physicist, Physical Chemist. Electrolytic theory of dissociation

“Humanity stands ... before a great problem of finding new raw materials, new sources of energy that shall never become exhausted. In the meantime, we must not waste what we have, but must leave as much as possible for coming generations.” - Arrhenius.

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Arrhenius Equation

Arrhenius Laboratories, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Arrhenius Stamp - Postage stamp from the Ivory Coast commemorating Svante August Arrhenius's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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Name: Svante August Arrhenius
Birth: 19 February 1859, Vik, Sweden
Death: 2 October 1927, Stockholm, Sweden
Residence: Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Award: "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered to the advancement of chemistry by his electrolytic theory of dissociation."
Portion of Cash: 1/1
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