John Mayow

British chemist and doctor

John Mayow FRS (1641–1679) was a chemist, physician, and physiologist who is known today for doing early research into respiration and the nature of air. Mayow worked in a field that is sometimes called pneumatic chemistry.

John Mayow
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John Mayow
Born(1640-05-24)24 May 1640[source?]
DiedOctober 1679(1679-10-00) (aged 39)
London, England
Known forpneumatic chemistry
Scientific career