Chemistry and Politics: Edvard Immanuel Hjelt (1855–1921)

@article{Kauffman1998ChemistryAP,
  title={Chemistry and Politics: Edvard Immanuel Hjelt (1855–1921)},
  author={George B. Kauffman and Lauri Niinist{\"o}},
  journal={The Chemical Educator},
  year={1998},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-15}
}
Chemists who have made important contributions to politics, although a rare breed, date from the very inception of our science. Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794), the founder of modern chemistry, spent most of his time working as a financier, economist, accountant, banker, treasurer, academician, statistician,