Gustaf Erik Pasch, Date of Birth, Date of Death


Gustaf Erik Pasch

Swedish chemist

Date of Birth: 03-Sep-1788

Date of Death: 06-Sep-1862

Profession: physician, chemist, university teacher

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Gustaf Erik Pasch

  • Gustaf Erik Pasch (born Berggren) (September 3, 1788 – September 6, 1862) was a Swedish inventor and professor of chemistry at Karolinska institute in Stockholm and inventor of the safety match.
  • He was born in Norrköping, the son of a carpenter.
  • He enrolled at Uppsala University in 1806 and graduated with a master's degree in 1821.
  • Pasch is mostly known for the safety match, but he was also involved with making waterproof concrete for the Göta Canal, manufacture of bank notes and growing of silk worms.
  • He married Augusta Fredrika Vilhelmina Berg in 1827.In 1827, he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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