Amedeo Avogadro

Scientist Amedeo Avogadro Full Name: Amedeo Avogadro [Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Carlo Avogadro di Quaregna e di Cerreto]
Nationality: Italian

Profession: Scientist
Why Famous: Most noted for his contributions to molecular theory, including what is known as Avogadro's law. In tribute to him, the number of elementary entities in 1 mole of a substance, 6.02214179(30)×1023, is known as the Avogadro constant.

Born: August 9, 1776
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Torino, Italy

Died: July 9, 1856 (aged 79)

Historical Events in the Life of Amedeo Avogadro

  • 1811-07-11 Italian scientist Amedeo Avogadro publishes his memoir on the molecular content of gases

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