Karl Scheele

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Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)

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1774 Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele discovers the element chlorine.
Two years prior to Priestley's experiment, Carl Wilhelm Scheele in Sweden produced oxygen from mercuric oxide.