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1844 – Benz – bio

Karl Benz was born in Muhlberg, Germany in 1844 under the name, Karl Friedrich Michael Vaillant. (Vaillant was his mothers last name and Benz his fathers) He is credited with building the first car in 1885. Benz studied locksmithing, locomotive engineering, and mechanical engineering. He helped launch a foundry and sheet metal workshop. He worked […]

1743 – Lavoisier – bio

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier was born in 1743 in Paris, France and worked in the fields of chemistry and biology. He helped construct the metric system and also helped to create “The Method of Chemical Nomenclature” which was the first modern attempt to classify elements. He was considered to be the “father” of modern chemistry. Lavoisier […]