Adolf von Baeyer

1835 - 1917

Adolf von Baeyer

Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer (German: [ˈbaɪɐ]; 31 October 1835 – 20 August 1917) was a German chemist who synthesised indigo and developed a nomenclature for cyclic compounds (that was subsequently extended and adopted as part of the IUPAC organic nomenclature). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf von Baeyer has received more than 200,333 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 30th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Adolf von Baeyer ranks 30 out of 473Before him are Edwin McMillan, William Ramsay, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, Henri Moissan, Otto Wallach, and Eduard Buchner. After him are Robert Bunsen, Walther Nernst, John Stith Pemberton, August Kekulé, Ilya Prigogine, and Carl Bosch.

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Among people born in 1835, Adolf von Baeyer ranks 7Before him are Mark Twain, Pope Pius X, Empress Dowager Cixi, Camille Saint-Saëns, Cesare Lombroso, and Leopold II of Belgium. After him are Andrew Carnegie, César Cui, Samuel Butler, Henryk Wieniawski, Demetrius Vikelas, and Giovanni Schiaparelli. Among people deceased in 1917, Adolf von Baeyer ranks 9Before him are Edgar Degas, Mata Hari, L. L. Zamenhof, Octave Mirbeau, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, and Eduard Buchner. After him are Buffalo Bill, Edward Burnett Tylor, Franz Brentano, Emil von Behring, John William Waterhouse, and Scott Joplin.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolf von Baeyer ranks 232 out of 3,763Before him are Eduard Bernstein (1850), Max von Laue (1879), Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887), Michael Ende (1929), Helmuth von Moltke the Elder (1800), and Eduard Buchner (1860). After him are Jupp Heynckes (1945), Wilhelm Pieck (1876), Wilhelm Grimm (1786), Carl Zeiss (1816), Anne of Cleves (1515), and Walther von Brauchitsch (1881).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Adolf von Baeyer ranks 6Before him are Otto Hahn (1879), Emil Fischer (1852), Friedrich Wöhler (1800), Justus von Liebig (1803), and Eduard Buchner (1860). After him are Robert Bunsen (1811), August Kekulé (1829), Carl Bosch (1874), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Richard Willstätter (1872), and Hans Fischer (1881).

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