Amedeo Avogadro - Count of Queregna e Ceretto
Italian physicist, 1776-1856.
Biography of Amedeo Avogadro - Count of Queregna e Ceretto
Amedeo Avogadro, a professor of higher physics at the University of Turin for many years, first proposed "his" law in 1811. It was not, however, generally accepted until after 1858, when an Italian chemist, Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826–1910), constructed a comprehensible system of atomic weights based on it.
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