Svante Arrhenius was a famous Swedish chemist and physicist.
February 19, 1859 in Vik, Sweden
October 2, 1927 in Stockholm, Sweden
Claim to Fame:
Svante August Arrhenius was a famous Swedish physicist and chemist. He is considered to be one of the founders of the science of physical chemistry. Arrhenius is known for the Arrhenius equation and for winning the 1903 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the theory of electrolytic dissociation.