CHEMIST

Carl Bosch

1874 - 1940

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Carl Bosch (German pronunciation: [kaʁl ˈbɔʃ] (listen); 27 August 1874 – 26 April 1940) was a German chemist and engineer and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Bosch has received more than 315,112 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Carl Bosch is the 38th most popular chemist (down from 36th in 2019), the 364th most popular biography from Germany (down from 312th in 2019) and the 10th most popular German Chemist.

Carl Bosch is most famous for inventing the process of high-pressure chemical synthesis of ammonia.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Carl Bosch ranks 38 out of 510Before him are Otto Wallach, Tu Youyou, Ilya Prigogine, August Kekulé, Frederick Soddy, and Henrik Dam. After him are Frederick Sanger, Hans Adolf Krebs, William Crookes, Robert Bunsen, Joseph Black, and Jan Baptist van Helmont.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1874, Carl Bosch ranks 19Before him are Max Scheler, Johannes Stark, Alexander Kolchak, Talaat Pasha, Gertrude Stein, and G. K. Chesterton. After him are António Egas Moniz, Sunjong of Korea, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Nikolai Berdyaev, Nicholas Roerich, and Ernest Shackleton. Among people deceased in 1940, Carl Bosch ranks 13Before him are Mikhail Bulgakov, Neville Chamberlain, Robert Wadlow, Nikolai Yezhov, Emma Goldman, and Peter Behrens. After him are Gerda Wegener, Manuel Azaña, Arthur Harden, Spyridon Louis, Isaac Babel, and Wladimir Köppen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Bosch ranks 364 out of 5,289Before him are Helmuth Weidling (1891), Ernst Abbe (1840), Werner Herzog (1942), Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), Franz Halder (1884), and Ernst Ruska (1906). After him are Georg von Küchler (1881), Martin Behaim (1459), Louis the Child (893), Walther von Reichenau (1884), Regiomontanus (1436), and Heinrich von Kleist (1777).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Carl Bosch ranks 10Before him are Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), Emil Fischer (1852), Justus von Liebig (1803), Eduard Buchner (1860), Adolf von Baeyer (1835), and August Kekulé (1829). After him are Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Robert Bunsen (1811), Richard Willstätter (1872), Hermann Staudinger (1881), Adolf Butenandt (1903), and Karl Ziegler (1898).