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  • Photo of Friedrich Wöhler with urea synthesis formula.
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 18 March 2011 Size: 59 KB Referencing Hub media

    Friedrich Wöhler (1800–1882) was a German chemist, best-known for his synthesis of the organic compound urea from inorganic chemicals. He was the first to isolate several chemical elements such as aluminium.

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