Who discovered Bromine?

raman   October 2, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Bromine?

Bromine is the sole liquid, nonmetallic and chemical element. Its atomic number is 35 and it is represented by symbol Br in chemistry.

It was discovered independently by two scientists. Antoine Jerome Balard, a French chemist discovered bromine in 1825. Later in 1826, a German chemist Carl Jacob Lowig discovered bromine independently. Lowig obtained bromine from his hometown of Bad Kreuznach (Germany).

Bromine Discovered By Antoine Jerome Balard