Friedrich Wöhler is widely considered the father of organic chemistry. He was a German chemist who lived in the 1800s and is well-known for synthesizing urea in 1828. More » Science Chemistry Organic Chemistry

Antoine Lavoisier earns the nickname "Father of Modern Chemistry" for his profound contributions to the field of chemistry, including the creation of the theory of oxygen's chemical reactivity and joint authorship of the... More » Science Chemistry

Organic chemistry is a sub-discipline of chemistry that involves the scientific study of the structure, properties and reactions of organic compounds and organic materials, such as matter in its various forms that contai... More » Science Chemistry Organic Chemistry
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