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Paneth, Friedrich Adolflocked

(1887–1958)
  • George Hevesy
  • , revised by Joseph Gross

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Paneth, Friedrich Adolf (1887–1958), chemist, was born on 31 August 1887 in Vienna, the second of the three sons of Joseph Paneth, a distinguished physiologist, and his wife, Sophie Schwab, the daughter of a leading industrialist. His mother was unusually well educated, and had a strong interest in the natural sciences and philosophy. Both his parents were of Jewish descent but he and his two brothers were brought up as protestants. He was educated at the ...

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