Authorised form of nameGriess; John Peter (1829 - 1888)
Other forms of nameGriess, Johann Peter
ForenamesJohn Peter
Dates1829 - 1888
Dates and placesBirth:
Kirchhosbach, Hesse Cassel, Germany (06 September 1829)
Bournemouth, Hampshire (30 August 1888)
Research Field:
Went to England; Chemist, Allsopp's Brewery, Burton-on-Trent (from 1861); discovered diazo compounds; died of apoplexy
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
SourcesFrom Sources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP); DSB
E Yates and A Yates ' Johann Peter Griess (1829-88) Victorian Brewer and synthetic dye chemist.' in N&R, Vol 70 Issue 1, March 2016, pp 65-82
Royal Society codeNA6337
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1868/13Griess, John Peter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/203Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
RR/5/87Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On a new series of bodies in which nitrogen substituted for hydrogen' by John Peter Griess1864
RR/5/86Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On a new series of bodies in which nitrogen substituted for hydrogen' by John Peter Griess29 June 1864
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