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Hennig Brand was a merchant and alchemist in Hamburg. Contents. [hide]. 1 Early life; 2 ... In the process, he accidentally discovered phosphorus.

www.chemicool.com/elements/phosphorus.html

Hennig Brand discovered phosphorus in 1669, in Hamburg, Germany, preparing it from urine. (Urine naturally contains considerable quantities of dissolved ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/05/phosphorus-discovered-trying-turn-human-pee-gold

May 28, 2014 ... The person who made this discovery was Hennig Brand in 1669, who did so ... While Brand had discovered phosphorus (specifically white ...

gizmodo.com/how-one-man-s-love-of-urine-led-to-the-discovery-of-pho-1582537526

May 28, 2014 ... Phosphorus is an essential element for life. Forms of it are found in DNA, RNA, and all living cell membranes. It is the sixth most abundant ...

www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/02/465188104/phosphorus-starts-with-pee-in-this-tale-of-scientific-serendipity

Feb 2, 2016 ... Alchemist Hennig Brand looks focused, if maybe a bit drained, in this 1795 painting by Joseph Wright. The painting depicts Brand's discovery of ...

education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele015.html

The Element Phosphorus - Basic Physical and Historical Information.

www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/15/phosphorus

Element Phosphorus (P), Group 15, Atomic Number 15, p-block, Mass 30.974. ... Phosphorus Element - Visual Elements Periodic Table. Discovery date, 1669.

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Phosphorus. Phosphorus is the first element to be discovered having an historical register. In 1669, a German merchant called Henning Brand obtained ...

www.alchemylab.com/discovery_of_phosphorus.htm

Interpretation of this Drawing (by John Read). One of the most famous alchemical paintings of the eighteenth century is “The Discovery of Phosphorus” by the ...