Сегодня родился Чугаев Лев Александрович
On October 16, 1873 Chugaev Lev Aleksandrovich was born. This is a Russian, a Soviet chemist and a biochemist. Lev was born in Moscow in a family of the teacher of physics. He is a brother of other outstanding chemist - Vladimir Ipatyev. After graduation from the Moscow university he managed chemical office of Bacteriological institute in Moscow. Chuguev was a founder and a director of the Institute for the study of platinum and other precious metals. Chuguev made many discoveries in the field of bacteriology and biochemistry.