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Felix Hoffmann

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Felix Hoffmann (21 January 1868 – 8 February 1946) was a German chemist who invented aspirin.

Felix Hoffmann

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Felix Hoffmann was born on 21 January 1868 in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

He started studying chemistry at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich to study pharmacy and ended it in 1890. In 1891 he graduated from the University of Munich. Two years later he earned his doctorate.[1] In 1894, he joined Bayer as a research chemist.

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  1. "Felix Hoffmann". Bayer: Science for a better life. Retrieved 18 November 2016.