- P. J. Hartog
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Matthiessen, Augustus (1831–1870), chemist and physicist, was born in London on 2 January 1831, the son of William Matthiessen and his wife, Jane. His father, who died while Matthiessen was quite young, was a merchant. A paralytic seizure during infancy produced a permanent and severe twitching of ...