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Celebration of 100 Distinguished European Chemists from the Chemical Revolution to the 21st Century

Member societies and individuals were invited to submit their nominations of distinguished European chemists from the end of the 18th century until the present day. In addition to Nobel Prize winners, there were nominations of many others from Europe who have, over more than two centuries, transformed the science and influenced science, industry or society worldwide.The final list includes a diversity of nationalities. As well as being published in the magazines of the national chemical societies the list is available for viewing here along with a brief biography and details of their achievements.

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  • 18th Century
  • 19th Century
  • 20th Century