The New Student's Reference Work/Daniell, John Frederic

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2590735The New Student's Reference Work — Daniell, John Frederic

Daniell, John Frederic, a noted English scientist, was born at London, March 12, 1790, and died March 13, 1845. He devoted himself to chemistry and meteorology, and wrote a number of essays, besides an Introduction to Chemical Philosophy. He was professor of chemistry in King's College, London, and received many medals and honors for his valuable scientific labors. He invented the hygrometer, a new pyrometer and the voltaic battery known by his name.