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The first person who discovered pure alcohol (ethanol) by distilling wine was to use it as medicine ----------------?

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Asked by azamkhan, 23 Oct '13 11:24 pm
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Mohammad ibn Zakaria Razi (eighth century ). He was born in the city of Ray, south of Tehran/ Iran. He is considered one of the greatest alchemists of all time and his work remained in use for over ten centuries. He not only discovered alcohol, and the use of alcohol in medicine, but also discovered sulfuric acid. Razi wrote one hundred eight four books and articles in several fields of science.
*As early as ancient Mesopotamia, the Sumerians made an alcoholic substance fermented from wheat and other materials.
Answered by confusion, 23 Oct '13 11:27 pm

 
  
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