Martin Heinrich Klaproth

Martin Heinrich Klaproth Biography.com

Educator, Chemist, Scientist(1743–1817)
German chemist Martin Klaproth Heinrich discovered a number of elements in the 19th century, including uranium and zirconium.

Synopsis

Born in Germany in 1743, chemist Martin Klaproth Heinrich was the leading chemist of his time and discovered a number of elements, including uranium and zirconium. He was the first professor of chemisty at the University of Berlin.

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