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Johann Böhm

Johann Böhm (January 20 1895, České Budějovice - November 27 1952, Prague) was a German Czech chemist.

Böhm studied at German polytechnic in Prague, worked with Fritz Haber in Berlin, then at university in Freiberg. Since 1934 professor of physical chemistry at the polytechnic in Prague. After the war he kept citizenship of Czechoslovakia (because he was active in anti-Nazi movement) and worked in research institute in Rybitví (Výzkumný ústav organických syntéz). He specialised on photochemistry and radiography.

Aluminium containing mineral boehmite is named after him.

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