Georg Ernst Stahl

German chemist

Georg Ernst Stahl (22 October 1659 – 24 May 1734) was a German chemist, physician, and philosopher. He supported vitalism. His works on the phlogiston theory were used to explain chemical processes until the late-18th century.[1]

Georg Ernst Stahl
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Georg Ernst Stahl
Born(1659-10-22)22 October 1659
Died24 May 1734(1734-05-24) (aged 74)
Berlin, Holy Roman Empire
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversity of Jena
Known forPhlogiston theory
Fermentation
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Halle
InfluencesJ. J. Becher

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ku-ming Chang (2008)"Stahl, Georg Ernst", Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Vol. 24, from Cengage Learning