Graham, Thomas

Graham, Thomas (1805-1869)


Graham, Thoma

19th Century
Born: Glasgow (Scotland), 1805
Died: London (England), 1869

Graham graduated in 1826 and by 1830 he was professor of chemistry of the University of Glasgow. His researches on the diffusion of gases and liquids and phosphoric acids are of fundamental importance. He studied a variety of colloidal systems and coined the term "dialysis". He can be considered as one of the founders of physical chemistry. In 1841 Graham became the first president of the Chemical Society of London.

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Thomas Graham was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on December 21, 1805.