Who is known as father of chemistry?

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Feb 22, 2017

Antoine Lavoisier


Antoine Lavoisier, who wrote the book “Elements of Chemistry” in 1787, is known as father of chemistry.

He compiled the first complete list of elements.

He discovered and named oxygen and hydrogen and also helped develop the metric system.

He helped revision of and standardized chemical nomenclature and discovered that matter retains its mass, even when it changes its forms.