Nils Johan Berlin

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Nils Johan Berlin
Berlin, Nils Johan ur jubileumscollage 1868.jpg
Born (1812-02-18)February 18, 1812
Härnösand, Ångermanland, Sweden
Died December 27, 1891(1891-12-27) (aged 79)
Stockholm, Sweden
Alma mater University of Uppsala
Scientific career
Fields chemistry medicine
Institutions University of Lund
Doctoral advisor Jöns Jacob Berzelius

Nils Johan Berlin (Nils Johannes Berlin) (18 February 1812 – 27 December 1891) was a Swedish chemist and physician. He became a professor of chemistry at the University of Lund in 1845. In 1862 the university offered him the position in the medical department which he accepted. Berlin was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences from 1844. The mineral Berlinite is named after him.