Vol. 4 No. 2 (2020)
Historical Articles

The Eminent French Chemist Claude-Louis Berthollet (1748-1822) in the Literature between the 19th and 21st Century

Aleksander Sztejnberg
University of Opole, Oleska 48, 45-052 Opole, Poland
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Published July 2, 2020
Keywords
  • C.-L. Berthollet,
  • ammonia composition,
  • Natron Lakes of Egypt,
  • Arcueil Society,
  • Napoleon's Egyptian campaign,
  • France,
  • XVIII-XIX century
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How to Cite
Sztejnberg, A. (2020). The Eminent French Chemist Claude-Louis Berthollet (1748-1822) in the Literature between the 19th and 21st Century. Substantia, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.13128/Substantia-879

Abstract

Claude-Louis Berthollet (1748-1822) was one of the greatest French chemists of the eighteenth and the first 20 years of the nineteenth century. His life and scientific achievements were described in the literature published between the 19th and 21st centuries in different countries. The purpose of this article was to familiarize readers with the important events in the life of C.-L. Berthollet and his research activities, in particular some of his experimental research results, as well as his selected publications. In addition, the names of authors of biographies or biographical notes about Claude-Louis Berthollet, published in 1823-2018 were presented.