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Bischof, Karl Gustav, was born at Nuremberg in 1792, and after studying under Hildebrandt at Erlangen, became professor of technology and chemistry at Bonn. He wrote a Treatise on the Internal Heat of the Globe, an excellent Textbook of Chemical and Physical Geology, and various other works. His investigations into the explosive gases of mines were very highly appreciated. He died in 1870.