Julius Wilbrand

Intro German chemist
A.K.A. Julius Bernhard Friedrich Adolph Wilbrand
Was Chemist
From Germany
Type Science
Gender male
Birth 22 August 1839, Gießen, Germany
Death 22 June 1906 (aged 66 years)
Star sign Leo

Julius Bernhard Friedrich Adolph Wilbrand (August 22, 1839 – June 22, 1906) was a German chemist. Born in Gießen to Franz Joseph Julius Wilbrand and Albertine Knapp, he discovered trinitrotoluene in 1863, but the compound's use as an explosive was not developed until later. Wilbrand obtained trinitrotoluene or TNT by the nitration of toluene.

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