Famous British Organic Chemists

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Chaim Weizmann
(Former President of Israel)
Chaim Weizmann
Birthdate: November 27, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Motal
Died: November 9, 1952

Born in Russia, biochemist Chaim Weizmann was a World Zionist Organization leader and later also became the first president of Israel. He had a major role in the Balfour Declaration. Remembered for his research on industrial fermentation, gasoline, and rubber, he also helped establish the Weizmann Institute.

Robert Robinson
Birthdate: September 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
Died: February 8, 1975
Derek Barton
Derek Barton
Birthdate: September 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gravesend, Kent, England
Died: March 16, 1998
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Christopher Kelk Ingold
(Organic chemist, Educator)
Christopher Kelk Ingold
Birthdate: October 28, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: December 8, 1970
Jonathan Clayden
(Educator, Chemist)
Jonathan Clayden
Birthdate: February 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
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