Felix Hoppe-Seyler

1825 - 1895

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Ernst Felix Immanuel Hoppe-Seyler (né Felix Hoppe; 26 December 1825 – 10 August 1895) was a German physiologist and chemist, and the principal founder of the disciplines of biochemistry and molecular biology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Felix Hoppe-Seyler has received more than 73,857 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Felix Hoppe-Seyler is the 385th most popular chemist (up from 402nd in 2019), the 3,051st most popular biography from Germany (up from 3,150th in 2019) and the 65th most popular Chemist.

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Among chemists, Felix Hoppe-Seyler ranks 385 out of 509Before him are Jean-Antoine Chaptal, Peter Waage, John William Draper, Jan Czochralski, Nicolas Lemery, and Lina Stern. After him are David Warren, Benjamin List, Adolf Mayer, Leo Sternbach, John Tukey, and Peter Atkins.

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Among people born in 1825, Felix Hoppe-Seyler ranks 45Before him are Émile Ollivier, Julius Oppert, Jean-Baptiste Arban, Grand Duchess Maria Mikhailovna of Russia, Giovanni Fattori, and Đuro Daničić. After him are Mårten Eskil Winge, Rafael Núñez, August Beer, Benedetto Cairoli, Giuseppe Prinzi, and Jules Barbier. Among people deceased in 1895, Felix Hoppe-Seyler ranks 50Before him are Eugen Langen, Princess Elisabeth Anna of Prussia, John Wesley Hardin, Camilla Collett, Sophie Adlersparre, and Ahmed Cevdet Pasha. After him are Henri Ernest Baillon, Viktor Rydberg, Władysław Podkowiński, Woldemar, Prince of Lippe, Daniel Kirkwood, and Giuseppe Prinzi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Felix Hoppe-Seyler ranks 3,051 out of 6,142Before him are Albert III, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg (1373), Augusta Marie of Holstein-Gottorp (1649), Adam Ries (1492), Josias von Heeringen (1850), Johann Jacob Bach (1682), and Charles II, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1529). After him are Waldemar Cierpinski (1950), Erich Neumann (1905), Herman Rarebell (1949), Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1846), Erich Marcks (1891), and Hans-Jochen Vogel (1926).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Felix Hoppe-Seyler ranks 65Before him are Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), Thomas C. Südhof (1955), Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877), Otto Schott (1851), Hermann von Fehling (1812), and Friedrich Stromeyer (1776). After him are Benjamin List (1968), Adolf Mayer (1843), Leonor Michaelis (1875), Otto Ambros (1901), Ernst Otto Beckmann (1853), and Adolph Frank (1834).