Augustus Wilhelm Hofmann F.R.S.

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Date Details
1818 Borth 8th April at Giessen, Germany
1845-1865 Professor of Chemistry, Royal Holloway College of Chemistry (Royal School of Mines 1883-)
1851 F.R.S.
1854 Royal Medal.
1855 Warden at the Royal Mint.
1864 Professor of Chemistry, Berlin.
1875 Copley Medal.
1892 Died 8th April at Berlin.

Biographies and obituaries

Dictionary of Scientific Biography v.6 p. 461.

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BGS archives

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GSM/DC/A/C/8/45,57,60 E Frankland: Letter on replacing Hoffman.