The scientist Svante Arrhenius

Svante Arrhenius

Living place: Sweden

Birthday: 19-2-1859

Global rank: #84288

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Who is The scientist Svante Arrhenius?
A Swedish scientist who was known for his work with electrolytes. He was the first scientist to attempt to account for changes in the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and how it can alter surface temperatures through the greenhouse effect.
He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1903, two years before becoming the Director of the Nobel Institute.

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He taught himself how to read at the age of three.

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He married Sofia Rudbeck in 1894, although they eventually split. He then remarried Maria Johansson in 1905.

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He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1903, eight years before Mrs. Curie did.

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Svante Arrhenius was born in 19-2-1859, death year is , at the age of 164.
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Svante Arrhenius was born in Sweden. is a The scientist, whose Zodiac is Pisces, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Goat. Svante Arrhenius's global rank is 84288 and whose rank is 669 in list of famous The scientist.
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Events in 1859 and 19-2

Birthday Svante Arrhenius (19-2) in history

  • Day 19-2 year 1674:
    The Netherlands and Great Britain signed the Westminster Peace Treaty, under which New Amsterdam was to be transferred to Britain (renamed New York).
  • Day 19-2 year 1807: Aaron Burr, vice president under Thomas Jefferson, was arrested for treason. He was later acquitted.
  • Day 19-2 year 1878: Thomas Edison patented the gramophone (phonograph).
  • Day 19-2 year 1942: President Franklin Roosevelt signed an executive order that resulted in the internment of thousands of Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast.
  • Day 19-2 year 1945: The U.S. Marines went ashore at Iwo Jima.
  • Day 19-2 year 1959: Britain, Turkey, and Greece signed the agreement granting Cyprus independence.
  • Day 19-2 year 1968: The first nationwide broadcast of Mr. Roger's Neighborhood aired on PBS.
  • Day 19-2 year 1997: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese Communist leader, died.
  • Day 19-2 year 2008: Fidel Castro resigned as President of Cuba after 49 years in power. Raúl Castro, Fidel's brother, succeeded him as president.
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