Prafulla Chandra Ray

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Birthday
2, 1861
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Jun 16, 1944 (82)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
2, 1861
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Jun 16, 1944 (82)

About

Author of A History of Hindu Chemistry from the Earliest Times to the Middle of Sixteenth Century who is considered the father of Indian chemistry. He founded the first Indian pharmacy: Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals.

Before Fame

He suffered from dysentery, which affected his health throughout his life.

Trivia

He was honored by the Royal Society of Chemistry with the first-ever Chemical Landmark Plaque outside of Europe.

Family Life

He and his older brother both attended Hare School.

Associated With

He and American-born Peter Agre are two of the modern era's most revered chemists.

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