Nieuwenburg, C.J. van

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Nieuwenburg, C.J. van Gender: M
Cornelis Johannes van Nieuwenburg
born on 31 December 1889 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Den Haag, Netherlands, 52n05, 4e19
Timezone LMT m4e19 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°16' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 09°28 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 23°37'


Chemical engineer, professor and rector of Delft Technical University.

After finishing the Hogere Burgerschool Van Nieuwenburg studied chemical technology at Delft Technical University. He became a chemical engineer in 1911 and dissertated on 16 October 1914 , 3 pm at Delft under promotor W. Reinders with the thesis ”De stabiliteit der mercurohalogineden” (The stability of mercury halogens).

From 1920 to 1960 Van Nieuwenburg was Professor in Analytic Chemistry at Delft Technical University. From May 1940 to February 1942 he was also rector magnificus at Delft.

His speciality was microanalysis, the chemical identification and quantitative analysis of very small amounts of chemical substances, as is for instance done with samples of blood. In 1934 he became chairman of the Commission Internationale des Réactions et Réactifs nouveaux of the Union Internationale de Chimie.

His last lecture on 1 July 1960 had the title ”Veertig jaar microanalyse, een terugblik” (Forty years microanalysis, a look back).

He died in 1985 at age 95.


  • Work : Lose social status 16 October 1914 at 3:00 PM in Delft (Dissertation)
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  • Work : New Career 1920 (Professor of chemistry at Delft TU)

Source Notes

Gauquelin Series A, vol. 2 no 3614


  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (professor of analytical chemistry at TU Delft)
  • Vocation : Engineer : Chemical