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Joseph Black
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Born on 16th of April 1728
Died on 6th of December 1799

Born 1728 - Bordeaux, France. Died 1799 - Scottish chemist.


Educated at Belfast, Glasgow and Edinburgh. First person to realize that there are gases other than air. Evolved theory of latent heat. Also an industrial consultant. Famed as a teacher attracting students from UK, Europe and USA.

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