See also:born at Berlin on the 28th of
See also:April 1753, and died at Kunern, in
See also:Silesia, on the 2oth of April 1821 . He was a
See also:pioneer in turning to
See also:practical account A . S . Marggraf's
See also:discovery of the presence of
See also:sugar in beetroot, and by the end of the 18th century he was producing considerable quantities of
See also:beet-sugar, though by a very imperfect
See also:process, at Kunern, on an
See also:estate which was granted him about 'Soo by the
See also:king of Prussia . There too he carried on a school of instruction in sugar-manufacture, which had an
See also:international reputation . For a
See also:time he was director of the physics class of the Berlin Academy of Sciences, and he published several volumes of chemical and
See also:physical resea-ches, discovering among other things a method of working platinum .
ERIK ACHARIUS (1757-1819)
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