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Liebig Museum

Liebig Museum
Justus von Liebig

The Justus-Liebig-Museum is the historical laboratory of chemist Justus von Liebig, in which he worked from 1824 to 1852.

Justus von Liebig (12 May 1803 – 18 April 1873) was a German chemist who made major contributions to agricultural and biological chemistry, and worked on the organization of organic chemistry. As a professor, he devised the modern laboratory-oriented teaching method, and for such innovations, he is regarded as one of the greatest chemistry teachers of all time. He is known as the "father of the fertilizer industry" for his discovery of nitrogen as an essential plant nutrient, and his formulation of the Law of the Minimum which described the effect of individual nutrients on crops. He also developed a manufacturing process for beef extracts, and founded a company, Liebig Extract of Meat Company, that later trademarked the Oxo brand beef bouillon cube.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justus_von_Liebig ]

Related: http://www.liebig-museum.de/
Address: Liebigstr. 12, 35390 Gießen
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