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Francisco Ferreira de Abreu

Francisco Ferreira de Abreu, baron of Teresópolis, Brazilian physician and chemist (Rio Pardo, Rio Grande do Sul 18 November 1823 - Paris, France 14 July 1885)
 
ACHIEVEMENTS
-Modified the Marsh apparatus for metallic poisons. 
-Generalized the Duflos-Millon process for all metallic poisons. 
-Methode pour rechercher par une seule operation l'arsenic, l'antimoine, le mercure, le cuivre, le plomb, le zinc et l'argent. Journal de Chimique Medicale, Pharmacologie et de Toxicologie, 1848. (Method for research in one only step the arsenic, antimony, mercury, copper, lead, zinc and silver). 
-New process for researches about main metallic poisons. (Novo processo para a pesquiza dos principais venenos metálicos: memória apresentada a Academia de Sciencias, Rio de Janeiro (1878). 
-Elaborated a new process for embalming. 
 
HONORS
His name was inscribed in Tableau de Savant ètrangers from Faculté des Sciences at Paris, being the first Brazilian to receive such a distinction.  
   
 
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