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Nils Johan Berlin

Nils Johan Berlin
Born (1812-02-18)February 18, 1812
Härnösand, Ångermanland, Sweden
Died December 27, 1891(1891-12-27) (aged 79)
Stockholm, Sweden
Fields chemistry medicine
Institutions University of Lund
Alma mater University of Uppsala
Doctoral advisor Jöns Jacob Berzelius
Nils Johan Berlin (Nils Johannes Berlin) (18 February 1812 – 27 December 1891) was a Swedish chemist and physician. He became a professor of chemistry at the University of Lund in 1845. In 1862 the university offered him the position in the medical department which he accepted. Berlin was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences from 1844. The mineral Berlinite is named after him.


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