Stadt Stralsund im Lkr. Vorpommern-Rügen
Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Stralsund 1742 - Köping, Sweden, 1786
Swedish Pomeranian and pharmaceutical chemist, discovered oxygen (although Joseph Priestley published his findings first), and identified molybdenum, tungsten, barium, hydrogen, and chlorine before Humphry Davy, among others
Stone portrait medaillon with name "carl wilhelm scheele 1742-1786" and a stone plaque with the text "Geburtshaus des Chemikers Carl Wilhelm Scheele" (birth house of the chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele). Both plaques are now in the hall of the Hotel Scheelehof.
Location (N 54°18'59" - E 13°5'33")
Item Code: demv066; Photograph: 3 August 2016
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt
Your banner here? Click for information.