Apollo Mussin-Pushkin

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Apollo Mussin-Pushkin.

Count Apollos Apollosovich Mussin-Pushkin (February 17, 1760 – April 18, 1805) was a Russian chemist and plant collector. He led a botanical expedition to the Caucasus in 1802.

In 1797, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The same year Mussin-Pushkin invented and developed the new methods of refining and processing of platinum.[1]


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