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Franz Leopold Sonnenschein

Franz Leopold Sonnenschein (b. July 13, 1817 in Cologne; d. February 26, 1879) was a chemist. He taught himself pharmacy, and in the 1830's established a small laboratory in Berlin. He along studied with a physician other pharmacists for the state examination. At the same time he studied chemistry and set himself up in 1852 as a private lecturer. He dedicated himself to analytic chemistry and involved himself in a practical activities, for which he won a reputation unlike any chemist before him. Many technical enterprises owed their success to him. He promoted analytic and judicial chemistry by numerous scientific investigations. He died February 26, 1879 while a professor at the University in Berlin.

His most notable works include:

  • Anleitung zur chemischen Analyse (Guidance for the Chemical Analysis) (1852)
  • Anleitung zur quantitativen chemischen Analyse (Guidance for the Quantitative Chemical Analysis) (1864)
  • Handbuch der gerichtlichen Chemie (Manual of Judicial Chemistry) (1881)
  • Handbuch der analytischen Chemie (Manual of Analytic Chemistry) (1870-71)

This article is based on a translation of an article from the German Wikipedia.

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