Svante August Arrhenius

physical chemistry, astrophysics and immunochemistry.
"Svante Arrhenius"

(1859 - 1927)
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1903 was awarded to Svante August Arrhenius in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered to the advancement of chemistry by his electrolytic theory of dissociation.
Arrhenius began school at the age of eight, when he entered the fifth-grade class at the Cathedral School in Uppsala. After graduating in 1876, Arrhenius enrolled at the University of Uppsala. At Uppsala, Arrhenius concentrated on mathematics, chemistry, and physics and passed the candidate's examination for the bachelor's degree in 1878. He then began a graduate program in physics at Uppsala, but left after three years of study. He was said to be dissatisfied with his physics advisor, Tobias Thalen, and felt no more enthusiasm for the only advisor available in chemistry, Per Theodor Cleve. As a result, he obtained permission to do his doctoral research in absentia with the physicist Eric Edlund at the Physical Institute of the Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. (Notable twentieth century scientists, Emily J. McMurray, ed., 1., New York : Gale Research, 1995, )
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Per Teodor Cleve research assistant 1881 Uppsala
Tobias Robert Thalén research assistant 1881 Uppsala (Physics Tree)
Erik Edlund grad student 1884 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Physics Tree)
 (Recherches sur la conductibilité galvanique des électrolytes)
Wilhelm Friedrich Ostwald post-doc 1886 Polytechnicum in Riga
Ludwig Boltzmann post-doc 1887 Universität Graz (Physics Tree)
Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch post-doc 1886-1887 Universität Würzburg
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff post-doc 1888 Amsterdam
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Arrhenius SA. (1923) Ostwalds Arbeit in der chemischen Verwandtschaftslehre Die Naturwissenschaften. 11: 729-731
Arrhenius SA. (1920) The problem of the world's supply of energy Journal of the Franklin Institute. 190: 114-121
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