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Amedeo Avogadro

Scientist Amedeo Avogadro

Full Name: Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Carlo Avogadro di Quaregna e di Cerreto
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, 6.02214076×10^23 mol−1, is known as the Avogadro constant.

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

Died: July 9, 1856 (aged 79)

Historical Events

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

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