The Role of Chemistry in History

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Historical Significance

April 25th, 2008 · No Comments ·

Introduction to Testosterone Chemistry of Testosterone Discovery and Synthesis Anabolic Steroids


Cruel Male Leaders

Did heightened testosterone levels contribute to history’s villains?



Napoleon Complex

-The Napoleon complex is named after French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon overcompensated for his short height (lack of testosterone) by seeking power, war and conquest.




Baby Boom

-The “golden age of testosterone reseach” coincides with the increase in newborn’s between 1946 and 1964

-Testosterone was synthetized as a fertility drug







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