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Franz Joseph Emil Fischer

1877 - 1947

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Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (19 March 1877 in Freiburg im Breisgau – 1 December 1947 in Munich) was a German chemist. He was the founder and first director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Coal Research. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Joseph Emil Fischer has received more than 51,734 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Franz Joseph Emil Fischer is the 367th most popular chemist (up from 376th in 2019), the 2,785th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,835th in 2019) and the 61st most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 367 out of 509Before him are Kazimierz Fajans, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Kamala Sohonie, Louis Camille Maillard, Carl Djerassi, and Paul Ulrich Villard. After him are Otto Schott, Jennifer Doudna, André-Louis Debierne, Mathieu Orfila, Hermann von Fehling, and Friedrich Stromeyer.

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Among people born in 1877, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 82Before him are Mordechai Gebirtig, Erik Scavenius, Hélène Dutrieu, Pascual Ortiz Rubio, Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow, and Rosika Schwimmer. After him are Georges Catroux, Léon Flameng, Alice B. Toklas, Josephine Hull, Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich of Russia, and Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Among people deceased in 1947, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 101Before him are Ferdinand Zecca, Annie Londonderry, Ludwig Kübler, Georg von Trapp, Aleksandër Stavre Drenova, and Andrei Shkuro. After him are August Schmidhuber, Stepan Petrichenko, Theodore Romzha, Evelyn McHale, Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena, and Tadeusz Kutrzeba.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 2,785 out of 6,142Before him are Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal (1667), Michael Kiske (1968), Eberhard II, Duke of Württemberg (1447), Adolf Kussmaul (1822), and Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713). After him are Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg (1486), Anton Flettner (1885), Otl Aicher (1922), Otto Schott (1851), Heinrich Rubens (1865), and Walter Andreas Schwarz (1913).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 61Before him are Viktor Meyer (1848), Karl Friedrich Mohr (1806), Clemens Winkler (1838), Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (1795), Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), and Thomas C. Südhof (1955). After him are Otto Schott (1851), Hermann von Fehling (1812), Friedrich Stromeyer (1776), Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825), Benjamin List (1968), and Adolf Mayer (1843).