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09/12/1868 Father of chemical warfare is born

German chemist Fritz Haber discovered a method to synthesize ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen gas. It was improved by his colleague Carl Bosch and therefore it is called the Haber–Bosch process. Haber also developed killing gases used during World War I, especially during the Second Battle of Ypres.


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