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Who is Alexander Butlerov?
Alexander Butlerov: Alexander Mikhaylovich Butlerov was a Russian chemist, one of the principal creators of the theory of chemical structure, the first to incorporate double bonds into structural formulas, the discoverer of hexamine, and the discoverer of the formose reaction.
- also known as Бутлеров, Александр Михайлович
- born on (187 years ago) in Chistopol
- nationality: Russia
- education: Kazan Federal University
- profession: Chemist
- died on (129 years ago)
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by Ivor Grattan-Guinness
Inthe classical theoryof chemical structure (dueto Alexander Butlerov, August Kekulé and others), the chemical properties of compounds depended on how the interrelationship between theirconstituent atoms wasperceived. A molecule was ...
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