Hennig Brand was a merchant and alchemist in Hamburg, Germany. He
discovered phosphorus around 1669. Contents. [hide]. 1 Early life; 2 Alchemy; 3
Feb 2, 2016 ... German alchemist Hennig Brand started with about 1500 gallons of urine in his
17th century hunt for gold. Discovering phosphorus was just a ...
Hennig Brand discovered phosphorus in 1669, in Hamburg, Germany, preparing
it from urine. (Urine naturally contains considerable quantities of dissolved ...
May 28, 2014 ... The person who made this discovery was Hennig Brand in 1669, who did so
while he was playing around with large amounts of human urine.
Apr 29, 2010 ... ... performed by a seventeenth-century alchemist called Hennig Brand. ... base
metals into gold Brand began by boiling down gallons of urine.
In what is perhaps the most disgusting method of discovering an element,
phosphorus was first isolated in 1669 by Hennig Brand, a German physician and
The discovery of phosphorus was made when an alchemist, Hennig Brand, tried
to make gold from urine. It's something that most people wouldn't even think of ...
Today's episode originally aired as part of the History Podcasters Network as a
part of a collage show. Hennig Brand is the discoverer of Phosphorus, and we ...
Sep 27, 2011 ... Here is a dramatized picture of the alchemist/chemist/scientist (the distinction has
never really been clear to me) Hennig Brand, attempting to ...
Jul 12, 2013 ... Hennig Brand discovered the element of phosphorus in 1669. That sounds like
quite an achievement, but Brand's life wasn't one that should, ...