Agnes Pockels

1862 - 1935

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Agnes Luise Wilhelmine Pockels (February 14, 1862 – November 21, 1935) was a German pioneer in chemistry. Her work was fundamental in establishing the modern discipline known as surface science, which describes the properties of liquid and solid surfaces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agnes Pockels has received more than 44,041 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Agnes Pockels is the 369th most popular chemist (up from 377th in 2019), the 2,390th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,196th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Chemist.

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Among chemists, Agnes Pockels ranks 369 out of 510Before her are John William Draper, Carl Djerassi, André-Louis Debierne, Charles Macintosh, Thomas Cech, and Maud Menten. After her are Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Peter Atkins, John Tukey, Albert Niemann, Roger Y. Tsien, and Jean-Antoine Chaptal.

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Among people born in 1862, Agnes Pockels ranks 73Before her are Wil van Gogh, Theodor Boveri, Okakura Kakuzō, Robert Ford, Prince Alfons of Bavaria, and William Wallace Campbell. After her are Abram Arkhipov, Alimardan Topchubashov, Alexander Guchkov, Arvid Lindman, Fatma Aliye Topuz, and Émile Mâle. Among people deceased in 1935, Agnes Pockels ranks 71Before her are Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Otto Schott, Richard Mollier, Oda Krohg, Zequinha de Abreu, and Nina Grieg. After her are Qu Qiubai, Huey Long, Nie Er, Alexander von Linsingen, Harald Sohlberg, and Will Rogers.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Agnes Pockels ranks 2,390 out of 4,088Before her are Paolo Boselli (1838), Daniele De Rossi (1983), Paul-Émile Botta (1802), Daniele Barbaro (1513), Pietro Grimani (1677), and Amleto Giovanni Cicognani (1883). After her are Armando Trovajoli (1917), Riccardo Chailly (1953), Ugo Locatelli (1916), Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889), Castruccio Castracani (1281), and Valerio Massimo Manfredi (1942).

Among CHEMISTS In Italy

Among chemists born in Italy, Agnes Pockels ranks 5Before her are Amedeo Avogadro (1776), Ascanio Sobrero (1812), Giulio Natta (1903), and Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826).