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Frederick Christian Accum (1769-1838), Chemist

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Chemist; wrote and lectured on chemistry and mineralogy; played a prominent role in the development of gas lighting in London and other major cities; left England after his acquittal on a charge of embezzlement; professor at the Technical Institute, Berlin, 1822-38; published several important scientific works.

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