Badass Historical Chemists: The Inventor of a Green Dye That May Have Killed Napoleon

By Esther Inglis-Arkell

If anyone tells you that all you need to do to succeed is work hard, just mention Carl Wilhelm Scheele. They’ll say, “Who?” And your point will be proved. This may be the most accomplished chemist never to get credit for anything — except possibly accidentally killing a dictator.

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