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Emil Abderhalden

1877 - 1950

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Emil Abderhalden (9 March 1877 – 5 August 1950) was a Swiss biochemist and physiologist. His main findings, though disputed already in the 1910s, were not finally rejected until the late 1990s. Whether his misleading findings were based on fraud or simply the result of a lack of scientific rigor remains unclear. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emil Abderhalden has received more than 53,706 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Emil Abderhalden is the 262nd most popular chemist (down from 257th in 2019), the 139th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 138th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Swiss Chemist.

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Among chemists, Emil Abderhalden ranks 262 out of 509Before him are Kikunae Ikeda, Martin Karplus, Carl Auer von Welsbach, Roger D. Kornberg, Christian Friedrich Schönbein, and Ignacy Łukasiewicz. After him are Alexander Butlerov, Martin Rodbell, Luis Federico Leloir, Carl Gustaf Mosander, Vladimir Markovnikov, and Hideki Shirakawa.

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Among people born in 1877, Emil Abderhalden ranks 36Before him are Gabriele Münter, Enrico De Nicola, Alfred Kubin, Rudolf Hilferding, Ulrich Salchow, and Mykola Leontovych. After him are Otto Gross, Henry Norris Russell, Isabelle Eberhardt, Ananda Coomaraswamy, Alben W. Barkley, and Endre Ady. Among people deceased in 1950, Emil Abderhalden ranks 44Before him are Grigory Kulik, Mao Anying, Constantin Carathéodory, Francesco Cilea, Melitta Bentz, and Liane de Pougy. After him are Eliel Saarinen, Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, Salvatore Giuliano, Alfred Korzybski, Ryuzo Shimizu, and Charles Koechlin.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Emil Abderhalden ranks 139 out of 876Before him are Louis Agassiz (1807), Margareta of Romania (1949), Jaime, Duke of Madrid (1870), Max Bill (1908), Alfonsina Storni (1892), and Rodolphe Töpffer (1799). After him are Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria (1938), Rolf M. Zinkernagel (1944), Isabelle Eberhardt (1877), Micheline Calmy-Rey (1945), Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889), and Ernest Ansermet (1883).

Among CHEMISTS In Switzerland

Among chemists born in Switzerland, Emil Abderhalden ranks 7Before him are Albert Hofmann (1906), Paul Hermann Müller (1899), Richard R. Ernst (1933), Kurt Wüthrich (1938), Germain Henri Hess (1802), and Jacques Dubochet (1942). After him are Victor Goldschmidt (1888), Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac (1817), Nicolas Théodore de Saussure (1767), Jacques-Louis Soret (1827), and Marc Delafontaine (1838).