English chemist who created the world’s first plastic, which he called Parkesine. By the end of his career he held at least 66 patents on processes and products related to plastic.
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|FULL NAME:||Alexander Parkes|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 29, 1813|
|AGE:||206 years old|
Alexander Parkes is a Chemist. He was the middle child of eight; his father made brass locks. He served as an apprentice to brass founders.
DID YOU KNOW He introduced his plastic material at an international exhibition and was able to predict many uses for the new material that are in line with how we use plastic today.
FACT He came up with a way to vulcanize and recycle rubber, which was very useful to tire maker Charles Goodyear .
Currently, Alexander Parkes is 206 years old. He will celebrate his 207th birthday on a Wednesday, December 29th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alexander Parkes’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn’s life pursuit is to be proud of their achievements and a secret desire to be admired by their family and friends and the world at large. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.
Alexander Parkes was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster people are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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