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Eduard Buchner

1860 - 1917

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Eduard Buchner (German pronunciation: [ˈeːduaʁt ˈbuːxnɐ] (listen); 20 May 1860 – 13 August 1917) was a German chemist and zymologist, awarded the 1907 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on fermentation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eduard Buchner has received more than 179,172 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Eduard Buchner is the 26th most popular chemist (up from 27th in 2019), the 240th most popular biography from Germany (up from 241st in 2019) and the 5th most popular German Chemist.

Eduard Buchner was a German chemist who is most famous for his discovery of lactic acid fermentation.

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Among chemists, Eduard Buchner ranks 26 out of 509Before him are Humphry Davy, Emil Fischer, Albert Hofmann, Edwin McMillan, Henri Moissan, and Alfred Werner. After him are Otto Wallach, Justus von Liebig, Adolf von Baeyer, August Kekulé, Valery Legasov, and John Stith Pemberton.

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Among people born in 1860, Eduard Buchner ranks 7Before him are Anton Chekhov, Gustav Mahler, Theodor Herzl, Kanō Jigorō, Alphonse Mucha, and Klara Hitler. After him are Raymond Poincaré, Willem Einthoven, Isaac Albéniz, Herman Hollerith, William Jennings Bryan, and James Ensor. Among people deceased in 1917, Eduard Buchner ranks 8Before him are Octave Mirbeau, Auguste Rodin, Edgar Degas, Mata Hari, L. L. Zamenhof, and Ferdinand von Zeppelin. After him are Adolf von Baeyer, Edward Burnett Tylor, Emil von Behring, Buffalo Bill, Emil Theodor Kocher, and John William Waterhouse.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Eduard Buchner ranks 240 out of 6,142Before him are Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), Leopold von Ranke (1795), Hermann Hoth (1885), Wilm Hosenfeld (1895), Heinrich Müller (1900), and Pope Clement II (1005). After him are Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1086), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Martin Niemöller (1892), Kurt von Schleicher (1882), Irma Grese (1923), and Joachim Gauck (1940).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Eduard Buchner ranks 5Before him are Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), Friedrich Wöhler (1800), Otto Hahn (1879), and Emil Fischer (1852). After him are Justus von Liebig (1803), Adolf von Baeyer (1835), August Kekulé (1829), Robert Bunsen (1811), Carl Bosch (1874), Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), and Adolf Butenandt (1903).