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Ure, Andrew, 1778-1857

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Personal name headingUre, Andrew, 1778-1857
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Associated countryGreat Britain Scotland
Birth date1778-05-18
Death date1857-01-02
Place of birthGlasgow (Scotland)
Field of activityChemistry
AffiliationAnderson's Institution (Glasgow, Scotland)
Profession or occupationChemists
Found inHis The philosophy of manufactures, 1835: t.p. (Andrew Ure, M.D., F.R.S.)
LC data base, 5/31/88 (hdg.: Ure, Andrew, 1778-1857)
Oxford national biography website, viewed 22 November: Ure, Andrew (chemist; born Glasgow, 18 May 1778; graduated MD from Glasgow University in 1801; served, briefly, as an army surgeon in Scotland; chair of natural philosophy at Anderson's Institution; built up a reputation as a highly competent practical chemist; author of: Dictionary of Chemistry; A New System of Geology; The Philosophy of Manufactures; died 2 January 1857.
The Revenue in Jeopardy from spurious chemistry, demonstrated in researches upon wood-spirit and vinous spirit, 1843: T.p. (M.D., F.R.S.)
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