Gilbert Newton Lewis

Gilbert Newton Lewis

Born: October 23, 1875

Died: March 23, 1946

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Gilbert Newton Lewis FRS was an American physical chemist known for the discovery of the covalent bond, his purification of heavy water, his reformulation of chemical thermodynamics in a mathematically rigorous manner accessible to ordinary chemists, his theory of Lewis acids and bases, and his photochemical experiments.