Karl Remigius Fresenius, German chemist, late 19th.
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Photogravure after a drawing by Hoffman of Karl Remigius Fresenius (1818-1897). Fresenius was known as 'the father of modern analytical chemistry' and revised the tables for qualitative and quantitative analysis. From a collection of portraits of scientists published by Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin, c 1910.