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Adolf Windaus

1876 - 1959

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Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus (German pronunciation: [ˈaːdɔlf ˈvɪndaʊ̯s] (listen); 25 December 1876 – 9 June 1959) was a German chemist who won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1928 for his work on sterols and their relation to vitamins. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Windaus has received more than 57,294 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Adolf Windaus is the 64th most popular chemist (up from 72nd in 2019), the 479th most popular biography from Germany (up from 529th in 2019) and the 14th most popular German Chemist.

Adolf Windaus was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1928 for his work on the structure of chlorophyll.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Adolf Windaus ranks 64 out of 509Before her are Melvin Calvin, Claude Louis Berthollet, Kary Mullis, Friedrich Bergius, Irving Langmuir, and Tadeusz Reichstein. After her are Arne Tiselius, Dorothy Hodgkin, John Howard Northrop, Hans Adolf Krebs, Otto Diels, and Theodore William Richards.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1876, Adolf Windaus ranks 18Before her are Manuel de Falla, Alexander I of Serbia, Willis Carrier, 13th Dalai Lama, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium. After her are Otto Diels, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Róbert Bárány, Elsa Einstein, Maxim Litvinov, and Kim Koo. Among people deceased in 1959, Adolf Windaus ranks 13Before her are Billie Holiday, Owen Willans Richardson, Gérard Philipe, Boris Vian, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Camilo Cienfuegos. After her are Shirō Ishii, Buddy Holly, Errol Flynn, George Grosz, Mike Hawthorn, and Bohuslav Martinů.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolf Windaus ranks 479 out of 6,142Before her are Wassily Leontief (1906), Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Arno Allan Penzias (1933), Adolf Galland (1912), Johann Bayer (1572), and Richard von Weizsäcker (1920). After her are Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Sophia of Nassau (1836), Adam Opel (1837), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), Conradin (1252), and Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Adolf Windaus ranks 14Before her are August Kekulé (1829), Robert Bunsen (1811), Carl Bosch (1874), Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), Adolf Butenandt (1903), and Hans Fischer (1881). After her are Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Otto Diels (1876), Richard Willstätter (1872), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), and Hermann Staudinger (1881).