August Oetker

1862 - 1918

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Dr. August Oetker (German pronunciation: [ˈaʊɡʊst ˈʔœtkɐ]; 6 January 1862 – 10 January 1918) was a German inventor, food scientist and businessman. He is known as the creator of baking powder as a ready-to-use product, and also as the founder of the Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August Oetker has received more than 155,689 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). August Oetker is the 276th most popular physician (up from 312th in 2019), the 2,045th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,086th in 2019) and the 45th most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, August Oetker ranks 276 out of 509Before her are Johann Conrad Dippel, Richard Wilhelm, Leon Pinsker, Friedrich Hoffmann, Randy Schekman, and Hakaru Hashimoto. After her are Andrew Taylor Still, Richard Axel, Filippo Pacini, Michael DeBakey, Harvey Cushing, and Hilary Koprowski.

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Among people born in 1862, August Oetker ranks 55Before her are Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria, Louis Botha, Cao Kun, Nitobe Inazō, Nicholas Murray Butler, and Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon. After her are Eugen Ehrlich, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Hjalmar Hammarskjöld, René Viviani, Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, and Edvard Westermarck. Among people deceased in 1918, August Oetker ranks 65Before her are Michel Zevaco, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia, Anna Dostoevskaya, Yevno Azef, Hermann von Eichhorn, and Roman Malinovsky. After her are Moisei Uritsky, Christian Otto Mohr, Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia, John L. Sullivan, Radko Dimitriev, and Carl Schlechter.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, August Oetker ranks 2,045 out of 5,289Before her are Friedrich Naumann (1860), Johann David Heinichen (1683), Dieter Müller (1954), Fastrada (765), William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1629), and Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (1730). After her are Ludwig Uhland (1787), Hans von Obstfelder (1886), Hans Tilkowski (1935), Christian Otto Mohr (1835), Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria (1752), and Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (1867).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, August Oetker ranks 45Before her are Eduard Wirths (1909), Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke (1819), Johann von Staupitz (1465), Johann Conrad Dippel (1673), Richard Wilhelm (1873), and Friedrich Hoffmann (1660). After her are Hinrich Lichtenstein (1780), Hans Berger (1873), Adolf Kussmaul (1822), Michael Maier (1568), Johann Christian Reil (1759), and Karl Friedrich Burdach (1776).