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Leo Baekeland
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Born: November 14, 1863

Died: February 23, 1944 (aged 80)

Nationality: Belgian

Occupation: Inventor

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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