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    Name: Joseph Priestley
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    • Joseph Priestley
    Biographical Dates: 1733 - 1804
    Biography: Joseph Priestley was an English theologian and natural philosopher, he is best known for his experiments in chemistry and is credited with the discovery of oxygen.
    Culture Region: England , United States
    Place of Origin: Birstall
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    A short biography can be found "Joseph Priestley," Chemical Heritage Foundation, http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/chemistry-in-history/themes/early-chemistry-and-gases/priestley.aspx (accessed 04/21/2015)

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