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Jaroslav Heyrovský
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Born (1890-12-20)December 20, 1890
Died March 27, 1967(1967-03-27) (aged 76)
Nationality Czechoslovakia
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Known for Electroanalytical chemistry
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Jaroslav Heyrovský (December 20, 1890 – March 27, 1967) was a Czechoslovak chemist and inventor. Heyrovský was the inventor of the polarographic method, father of the electroanalytical method, and recipient of the Nobel Prize in 1959 for his discovery and development of the polarographic methods of analysis. His main field of work was polarography.

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