Eilhard Mitscherlich

1794 - 1863

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Eilhard Mitscherlich (German pronunciation: [ˈaɪ̯lhaʁt ˈmɪtʃɐlɪç]; 7 January 1794 – 28 August 1863) was a German chemist, who is perhaps best remembered today for his discovery of the phenomenon of crystallographic isomorphism in 1819. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eilhard Mitscherlich has received more than 56,172 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Eilhard Mitscherlich is the 330th most popular chemist (up from 336th in 2019), the 2,127th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,277th in 2019) and the 56th most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Eilhard Mitscherlich ranks 330 out of 602Before him are Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, Alexandre Brongniart, Frances Arnold, Victor Goldschmidt, François-Marie Raoult, and Jean Stas. After him are Édouard Herzen, Thomas C. Südhof, Fraser Stoddart, Otto Wichterle, Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, and Jean-Baptiste Boussingault.

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Among people born in 1794, Eilhard Mitscherlich ranks 14Before him are Józef Bem, Ignaz Moscheles, Wilhelm Müller, Aimable Pélissier, Eduard Rüppell, and Léon Cogniet. After him are Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, Pyotr Chaadayev, Friedrich Christian Diez, Ami Boué, and Johann Heinrich von Mädler. Among people deceased in 1863, Eilhard Mitscherlich ranks 18Before him are Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Christian Friedrich Hebbel, Sam Houston, Natalia Pushkina, Auguste Bravais, and Radama II. After him are Dost Mohammad Khan, Princess Maria Augusta of Saxony, Archduke Maximilian of Austria-Este, Giovanni Battista Amici, Mangas Coloradas, and Lalla Fatma N'Soumer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Eilhard Mitscherlich ranks 2,127 out of 7,253Before him are Gershon Kingsley (1922), Prince Francis Xavier of Saxony (1730), Judith of Schweinfurt (1003), Yehuda Amichai (1924), Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg (1318), and Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1783). After him are Adolf von Hildebrand (1847), Hans Richter (1888), Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria (1795), Ludwig Klages (1872), Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737), and Guillermo Kahlo (1871).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Eilhard Mitscherlich ranks 56Before him are Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (1795), Andreas Sigismund Marggraf (1709), John Polanyi (1929), Leopold Gmelin (1788), Max Joseph von Pettenkofer (1818), and Clemens Winkler (1838). After him are Thomas C. Südhof (1955), Karl Friedrich Mohr (1806), Carl Reichenbach (1788), Viktor Meyer (1848), Otto Schott (1851), and Hermann von Fehling (1812).