Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is not what I meant to invent. I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars.
In 1893 I founded a chemical company which I ran until 1899.
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|Birth:||14th November, 1863|
|Death:||23rd February, 1944|
Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland was a Belgian-born American chemist. He invented Velox photographic paper in 1893 and Bakelite in 1907. His invention of Bakelite, an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile, and popular plastic, marked the beginning of the modern plastics industry.
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