Thomas Edward Thorpe

Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe CB, FRS HFRSE LLD (8 December 1845 – 23 February 1925) was a British chemist.[2] From 1894 to 1909 he was Chief Chemist to the British Government, as Director of the Government Laboratory.[3]

Thomas Edward Thorpe

Born8 December 1845
Died23 February 1925(1925-02-23) (aged 79)
NationalityBritish
Alma materUniversity of Heidelberg
AwardsRoyal Medal (1889)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsNormal School of Science
Yorkshire College of Science
Anderson's University
Doctoral advisorRobert Bunsen
Doctoral students
  • Henry Vincent Arid Briscoe[1]
Thomas Thorpe (top row, right), Dmitri Mendeleev, Alfred Werner and other prominent chemists

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