Baekeland

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  • Baekeland — Baekeland, Leo Hendrik …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Baekeland — (Leo Hendrik) (1863 1944) chimiste américain d origine belge. Il mit au point en 1909 la bakélite …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Baekeland —   [niederländisch baːkəlant, englisch beɪklænd], Leo Hendrik, amerikanischer Chemiker und Industrieller belgischer Herkunft, * Gent 14. 11. 1863, ✝ Beacon (New York) 23. 2. 1944; wanderte 1889 in die USA aus und arbeitete in der Fotoindustrie;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Baekeland — Leo Hendrik Baekeland. Leo Hendrik Baekeland (* 14. November 1863 in Gent; † 23. Februar 1944 in Beacon, New York) war ein belgisch amerikanischer Chemiker und Erfinder. Baekeland entwickelte in den Jahren 1905–1907 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baekeland — /bayk land /; Flem. /bah keuh lahnt /, n. Leo Hendrik /lee oh hen drik/; Flem. /lay oh hen drddik/, 1863 1944, U.S. chemist, born in Belgium: developed Bakelite. * * * …   Universalium

  • Baekeland — /bayk land /; Flem. /bah keuh lahnt /, n. Leo Hendrik /lee oh hen drik/; Flem. /lay oh hen drddik/, 1863 1944, U.S. chemist, born in Belgium: developed Bakelite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baekeland , Leo Hendrik — (1863–1944) Belgian–American industrial chemist Baekeland was born in Ghent and educated at the university there, graduating in 1884. He was professor of physics and chemistry at Bruges in 1887 and returned to Ghent the next year as assistant… …   Scientists

  • Baekeland, Leo Hendrik — ▪ American chemist born Nov. 14, 1863, Ghent died Feb. 23, 1944, Beacon, N.Y., U.S.       U.S. industrial chemist who helped found the modern plastics (plastic) industry through his invention of Bakelite, the first thermosetting plastic (a… …   Universalium

  • Baekeland,Leo Hendrik — Baeke·land (bākʹlănd ), Leo Hendrik. 1863 1944. Belgian born American chemist who developed the first plastic to harden permanently after heating. * * * …   Universalium

  • Baekeland, Leo (Hendrik) — born Nov. 14, 1863, Ghent, Belg. died Feb. 23, 1944, Beacon, N.Y., U.S. Belgian born U.S. industrial chemist. A teacher of chemistry in Belgium, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1889. He invented Velox, the first commercially successful photographic… …   Universalium

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