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Werner, Alfred Line breaks: Al¦fred Wer¦ner
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛːnə/

Definition of Werner, Alfred in English:

( 1866–1919), French-born Swiss chemist. He showed that stereochemistry was general to the whole of chemistry and was a pioneer in the study of coordination compounds. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1913).

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