Famous Scientist Poster by George Licklider
Priestley attended multiple academies those being Daventry Academy, Warrington Academy, and other public schools near his aunt's mansion.
Parents: Joseph and Mary Priestley
Siblings: Joshua Priestley, Mary Priestley, Martha Priestley, James Priestley, and Timothy Priestley.
Children: Joseph Priestley, Joseph Michael Rainsford Priestley, Sarah Priestley, William H. Priestley, and Henry Priestley.
He had lived in England until 1791, when angry, alcohol-driven rioters burned down his house, so he fled to London for 3 years, finding it no safer, so he moved to America, and for the last 5 years of his life, he lived in Pennsylvania.
Joseph Priestley is famous for the idea that air is made up of multiple gasses, and the discovery of oxygen.
"The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."
- Joseph Priestley. (n.d.). Retrieved September 03, 2015, from https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Priestley Save to EasyBib
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- Joseph Priestley, Discoverer of Oxygen National Historic Chemical Landmark - American Chemical Society. (n.d.). Retrieved September 03, 2015, from http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/josephpriestleyoxygen.html Save to EasyBib