Grindel (David Hieronymus Grindel)( chemist and physician)
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Biography Grindel (David Hieronymus Grindel)
(1777 - 1836). Was first apothecary, in 1796, Mr.. entered the University of Jena, where he studied medicine, but after 2 years, by order of Emperor Paul I, he returned to Riga, founded the Chemical Society and lecturer of chemistry; passed the exam in St. Petersburg on Pharmacy and Chemistry. Several times he held the chair of chemistry at Tartu University and in 1810 - 1812 he. was even the rector of his. From 1820 to 1822, Mr.. studied medicine at Dorpat, but at the same time lecturing Chemistry. After passing the examination for doctor of medicine, became a district doctor. Grindel was a man of high ability, extraordinary diligence and prolific writer in the field of botany, chemistry and pharmacy. From his works deserve mention: "Allgemeine Uebersicht d. neuen Chemie "(Riga, 1799);" Botauisch. Taschenbuch fur Livland, Kurland und Estland "(1803). He published "Russisches Jahrbuch der Pharmacie" (1803 - 8), then "Russische Jahrbucher fur Chemie und Pharmacie fur die Jahre 1809 and 1810" and some others. G. M. G.