Karl Scheele

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Related to Carl Wilhelm Scheele: Isaac Newton, Antoine Lavoisier, Sir Humphry Davy
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Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)

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Carl Wilhelm Scheele barely went to school, but his scientific work is the main reason pools stay clean today.
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.