Sir William Henry Perkin’s 180th Birthday Google Doodle

Date: March 12, 2018 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Google Doodle

Sir William Henry Perkin’s 180th Birthday Google Doodle

Today the search Engine Google is celebrating Sir William Henry Perkin’s 180th Birthday with Google Doodle in United States and Many other countries. The William Henry Parkin is a British chemist and is widely known as an inventor of aniline dye and moe dye discovered at the age of 18.

Sir William Henry Perkin’s 180th Birthday

Sir William Henry Perkin’s 180th Birthday

Best known for his accidental discovery of the first aniline dye: the purple mauveine. Though failing in trying to synthesise quinine for the treatment of malaria. And, he became successful in the field of dyes after his first discovery at the age of 18.

At the age of 14 Sir William Henry Perkin went to the City of London School in London, he was taught by Thomas Hall, raised his scientific talent, encouraged her career in 1856, Hofmann was visiting his mother country East End. Furthermore, it was Further experiments in a crude laboratory in his apartment on the top floor of his house on Cable Street in East London. Hence, here he made his big coincidence discovery. So, when aniline extracted with alcohol. Finally, it could partially convert to a crude mixture that produced a strong purple substance.

Sir William Henry Perkin

Sir William Henry Perkin Biography

  • Born: March 12, 1838, Shadwell, London, United Kingdom

Born in England on March 12th, 1838, chemist Sir William Henry Perkin accidentally discovered “mauveine,” the first synthetic dye.

  • Died: July 14, 1907, Sudbury, London, United Kingdom
  • Influenced by: August Wilhelm von Hofmann
  • Field: Chemistry
  • Education: Imperial College London, City of London School, Royal College of Chemistry
  • Children: William Henry Perkin Jr.

Sir William Henry Perkin’s 180th Birthday

Known for Aniline dye mauveine, Perkin triangle

  • Awards Royal Medal (1879)
  • Davy Medal (1889)
  • Albert Medal (1890)
  • Perkin Medal (1906)

Hence, Read more about Sir William Henry Perkin on wikipedia

Happy 180th birthday, Sir William Henry Perkin Google Doodle

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