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 41,216 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Franz Joseph Emil Fischer is the 376th most popular chemist (up from 387th in 2019), the 2,836th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,393rd in 2019) and the 66th most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 376 out of 510Before him are Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Peter Atkins, John Tukey, Albert Niemann, Roger Y. Tsien, and Jean-Antoine Chaptal. After him are Thomas C. Südhof, Tim Hunt, Anders Jahan Retzius, Albert Ghiorso, Roderick MacKinnon, and Ernst Otto Beckmann.

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Among people born in 1877, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 79Before him are Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow, Alice B. Toklas, Viktor Dyk, Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Edmund Gwenn, and William Hope Hodgson. After him are George Hackenschmidt, Buddy Bolden, Maximilian Voloshin, Elin Pelin, Shefqet Vërlaci, and Georg Kolbe. Among people deceased in 1947, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 97Before him are Sándor Garbai, Georg von Trapp, Francesc Cambó, Petar Živković, Ricarda Huch, and Aleksandër Stavre Drenova. After him are Tristan Bernard, Tadeusz Kutrzeba, Marc Mitscher, Attilio Ferraris, Georg Kolbe, and Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena.

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Among chemists born in Germany, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer ranks 66Before him are Ferdinand Reich (1799), Leonor Michaelis (1875), Otto Schott (1851), Friedrich Stromeyer (1776), Hermann von Fehling (1812), and Albert Niemann (1834). After him are Thomas C. Südhof (1955), Ernst Otto Beckmann (1853), Heinrich Rose (1795), Adolph Frank (1834), Hugo Schiff (1834), and Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825).