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Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm Eberhard (1811-1899)
Bunsen, Robert Wilhel
Born: Göttingen (Germany), 1811
Died: Heidelberg (Germany) 1899
As successor of Friedrich Wöhler in 1836 Bunsen became teacher at a technical high school in Kassel, later professor in Marburg, Breslau (Wroclaw), and Heidelberg. His work covered research on cacodyl compounds, analysis of blast furnace gases, iodometry, isolation of Magnesium, Calcium, Lithium, and Aluminium with a zinc-carbon battery (Bunsen-Element). He also invented the hydrojet pump, a new photometre, a new valve, and the Bunsen burner. Together with Gustav Kirchhoff he developed spectral analysis and discovered the elements Rubidium and Caesium.
Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, was born on March 31, 1811 in Germany. Bunsen was educated in Germany.