Place:Wąbrzeźno, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Alt namesBriesen
W̜abrzeźnosource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates53.3°N 18.917°E
Located inBydgoszcz, Poland     (1946 - 1975)
Also located inKujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland     (1999 - )
Toruń, Poland     (1975 - 1998)
Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany    
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Wąbrzeźno is a town in Poland, in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, about northeast of Toruń. It is the capital of the Wąbrzeźno County. The population is 13,971 inhabitants (2004).

The town is the birthplace of Walther Nernst, a chemist who in 1920 received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the Nernst equation, which gives the standard electrode potential of an electric cell containing various concentrations of electrolytes.

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