Short Biography of Jhon Dalton:
Johan Dalton was a British Science Teacher who kept records of the weather. He Suggested that every chemical element consisted of Tiny particles, atoms, Which were identical to each other but different from the atoms of other chemical elements.
Jhon Dalton also gave names and Symbols to about 30 chemical elements. However, he thought that atoms were solid spheres, like metal balls, which could never be destroyed. Also, Some substances that Dalton Believed were element are now Known to be Combinations of elements or compounds.
|Born:||6 September 1766, Eagles-field, Cumberland, England|
|Died:||27 July 1844 (aged 77), Manchester, England|
|Known for:||Atomic theory, Law of Multiple Proportions, Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressures, Daltonism|
|Notable awards:||Royal Medal (1826)|