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Biographical entry Breyer, Bruno Zdenko (1900 - 1967)

14 November 1900
Zabreh, Austria
12 November 1967
Agricultural chemist


Bruno Breyer was Associate Professor of Agricultural Chemistry at the University of Sydney 1941 until retirement. He was a world authority on alternating current (A.C.) polarography and tensammetry.


Born Zabreh, Moravia, Austro-Hungarian Empire, 14 November 1900. Died Milan, Italy, 12 November 1967. Educated Bonn (PhD) and Padua (MD). DSc, University of Sydney, 1962. Polarography research, Department of Colloid Science, Cambridge University, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, University of Sydney 1941-retirement, polarography and medical science research, Instituto del Pharmacologia, University of Milan to 1967.

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Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Bruno Zdenko Breyer, 1900-1967', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 35 (4) (1968), 80. Details
  • Alexander, A. E.; Hacobian, S.; Hayes, J. W., 'Obituary: Bruno Zdenko Breyer', Australian Journal of Science, 30 (8) (1968), 317-318. Details


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