Kuhlmann, Charles Frédéric

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Kuhlmann, Charles Frédéric Gender: M
born on 22 May 1803 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Colmar, France, 48n05, 7e22
Timezone LMT m7e22 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°03' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 15°26 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 23°13'

Charles Frédéric Kuhlmann (1881)


French chemist who patented the reaction for converting ammonia to nitric acid, which was later used in the Ostwald process.

He was both a research scientist and a professor at Université Lille Nord de France. He promoted chemical engineering education for science graduates in Lille and supported the development of École centrale de Lille (IDN).

As an entrepreneur starting in 1829, he established his own chemical company producing sulfuric acid. This company later merged into Pechiney Ugine Kuhlmann group.

He died on 27 January 1881, aged 77, in Lille, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Lescaut.


  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry