Authorised form of nameGriess; John Peter (1829 - 1888)
Other forms of nameJohann Peter
Dates1829 - 1888
Place of birthKirchhosbach, Hesse Cassel, Germany
Date of birth06 September 1829
Place of deathBournemouth, Hampshire
Date of death30 August 1888
Research fieldChemistry
Went to England; Chemist, Allsopp's Brewery, Burton-on-Trent (from 1861); discovered diazo compounds; died of apoplexy
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/06/1868
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
Virtual International Authority File
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/5/86Referee'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
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
PT/70/15Paper, 'On a new series of bodies in which nitrogen is substituted for hydrogen' by [John] Peter Griess[1864]
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