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 (shā′lə), Carl Wilhelm 1742-1786.
German-born Swedish chemist who independently discovered oxygen (c. 1772) before Joseph Priestley.

Scheele

(Swedish ˈʃeːlə)
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(Biography) Karl Wilhelm (kɑːrl ˈvilhɛlm). 1742–86, Swedish chemist. He discovered oxygen, independently of Priestley, and many other substances
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