Joseph Wilbrand was a German chemist. He invented trinitrotoluene in 1863. It is also known as TNT. In 1863, he made a breakthrough in field of thermo chemistry by inventing trinitrotoluene or TNT which was obtained by the nitration of toluene.
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Was tnt invented by mistake?
Kinda... TNT was discovered in 1863 by Joseph Wilbrand. At that time it was not known as an explosive. In fact it wasn't discovered that it was explosive until 30 years and the Germans started producing it for industrial purposes in the 1890s it wasn't until 1902 until the German army started using it. I'm not sure who first discovered that TNT was a high explosive. ...
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How many Saint Josephs are there?
The Patron Saints Index lists a number of saints named Joseph (or Jose, in Spanish):Jose Anchieta Jose Isabel Flores Jose Isabel Flores Varela Jose Juan Perot Juanmarti Jose Maria Escriva Jose Maria Robles Hutardo Jose Maria de Yermo y Parres Jose MarÃƒÂa DÃƒÂaz Sanjurjo Jose MarÃƒÂa Rubio y Peralta Jose Oddi Jose Orioli Joe Sanz Tejedor Jose Tapies Sirvant Jose Trinidad Rangel y MontaÃƒÂ±o Jose, Marciano Josef Bilczewski Josef Dzjidzjov Josef Maria Robles Hutardo Josefa Moran Joseph of 3 Jan feast Joseph of 20 Apr feast Joseph, spouse of Mary Joseph Abibos Joseph Allamano Joseph Anchieta Joseph Balikuddembe Joseph Barsabas Joseph Basassas Joseph Benedict...
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Why is Jesus said to have descended from Joseph?
He descended from the line of David, not Joseph. He descended from the line of David, not Joseph. He descended from the line of David, not Joseph. He descended from the line of David, not Joseph. He descended from the line of David, not Joseph. He descended from the line of David, not Joseph. ...
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Do you say requests meeting by Joseph?
What you are saying is unclear. Does Joseph request the meeting or is someone requesting a meeting with Joseph? Sentences that work include: Joseph requests a meeting. I/We request a meeting with Joseph. The meeting request was (made) by Joseph. ...