Aleksa M. Stanojević

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Aleksa M. Stanojević (Serbian: Алекса М. Станојевић; 1865-1959) was a Serbian scientist with specialties in chemistry, mineralogy and geology. He was a member of SANU and other scientific organizations.

Aleksa M. Stanojević was born in Čačak in 1865. His father Miloje was a craftsman[1]and his mother Milica was a housewife. Aleksa completed elementary and secondary education in Čačak and higher classes in Kragujevac. From 1883 to 1887 he studied at the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Grandes écoles in Belgrade. His specialization was aimed towards chemistry, botany and mineralogy and geology and his professors were Sima Lozanić, Josif Pančić and Jovan Žujović respectfully.[2]He was also very much interested in the philosophy group of sciences, though his primary work took precedence. Aleksa Stanojević authored eight excellent textbooks on chemistry, mineralogy and geology for secondary school students. Some of them had several editions and were in use over many decades. In his numerous pedagogical studies and articles, he addressed theoretical questions of secondary school education and teaching methods of natural sciences.

He died in Belgrade on 2 November 1959. He was 94.[3]


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