Stanislav Brebera

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Stanislav Brebera (10 August 1925 – 11 May 2012) was a Czech chemist. He was born in Přelouč and died in Pardubice.[1]

Brebera spent his career in Czechoslovakian state-hold Research Institute for Chemical Industry, currently Explosia Pardubice. In the late 1950s he developed the plastic explosive known as Semtex, which was put on the market in 1964.[2]


  1. ^ Dubský, Kamil (18 May 2012). "Zemřel vynálezce trhaviny Semtex" (in Czech). Deník. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Semtex". Radio Prague. Retrieved 14 December 2013.