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Mathieu Orfila
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Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila
Born 24 April 1787
Died 12 March 1853 (aged 65)
Paris, Île-de-France,
French Empire
Nationality Spanish
Citizenship Spanish
Alma mater University of Valencia
University of Barcelona
Known for Founded toxicology
Scientific career
Fields Toxicology and chemistry
Influences Louis Nicolas Vauquelin

Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila (Catalan: Mateu Josep Bonaventura Orfila i Rotger) (24 April 1787 – 12 March 1853) was a Spanish toxicologist and chemist, the founder of the science of toxicology.

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