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Emil Kopp : biography

March 3, 1817 - November 30, 1875

Emile Kopp (March 3, 1817 - November 30, 1875), French chemist, was born at Wasselonne, Alsace.

He became in 1847 professor of toxicology and chemistry at the École supérieure de Pharmacie at Strasbourg, in 1849 professor of physics and chemistry at Lausanne, in 1852 chemist to a Turkey-red factory near Manchester, in 1868 professor of technology at Turin, and finally, in 1871, professor of technical chemistry at the Federal Polytechnic Institute Zurich, today the ETH Zurich. He died in Zurich.

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