Brown, John (d.1736) (DNB00)
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Brown, John (d.1736)
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BROWN, JOHN (d. 1736), chemist, was elected F.R.S. in 1722, and during 1723-1725 served on its council. He discovered the presence of magnesia in sea-water (Phil. Trans. xxxii. 348), and the nature of Prussian blue (Phil. Trans. xxxiii. 17).