Leo Baekeland Quotes (5 quotes)
In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLeo Baekeland
Born: November 14, 1863
Died: February 23, 1944 (aged 80)
Bio: Leo Hendrik Baekeland was a Belgian chemist who invented Velox photographic paper and Bakelite, an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile, and popular plastic, which marks the beginning of the modern plastics industry.
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