Christian Schonbein


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Noun1.Christian Schonbein - German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
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In 1840 Christian Schonbein, a professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, identified its odor and named it.
The principle of the fuel cell was discovered by a German scientist (Christian Schonbein) in 1838, and the first such unit was produced by a Welsh scientist (Sir William Grove) in 1843.

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