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Franz Karl Achard

1753 - 1821

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Franz Karl Achard (28 April 1753 – 20 April 1821) was a German (Prussian) chemist, geoscientist, physicist, and biologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Karl Achard has received more than 32,430 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Franz Karl Achard is the 225th most popular chemist (up from 226th in 2019), the 1,242nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,294th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Franz Karl Achard ranks 225 out of 509Before him are Leo Baekeland, Michael Smith, Arieh Warshel, John Pople, Alfred G. Gilman, and Herbert C. Brown. After him are John Cornforth, Charles J. Pedersen, Friedrich Sertürner, William Lipscomb, Nikolay Semyonov, and William Hyde Wollaston.

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Among people born in 1753, Franz Karl Achard ranks 14Before him are Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Phillis Wheatley, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse, and Samuel Crompton. After him are Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, Josef Dobrovský, Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, Shaykh Ahmad, and Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld. Among people deceased in 1821, Franz Karl Achard ranks 7Before him are Napoleon, John Keats, Joseph de Maistre, John William Polidori, Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans, and Caroline of Brunswick. After him are William I, Elector of Hesse, Johann Jacob Schweppe, Gregory V of Constantinople, Tudor Vladimirescu, Jean Rapp, and Juan O'Donojú.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Karl Achard ranks 1,242 out of 6,142Before him are Dorothea Binz (1920), Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria (1447), Princess Josephine of Baden (1813), Theodor Busse (1897), Albert III, Duke of Bavaria (1401), and Gottfried John (1942). After him are Lorenz von Stein (1815), Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria (1905), Anton Dostler (1891), Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), Jost Gippert (1956), and Albert Speer (1934).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Franz Karl Achard ranks 43Before him are Georg Wittig (1897), Joachim Frank (1940), Gerhard Herzberg (1904), Johann Deisenhofer (1943), Emil Erlenmeyer (1825), and Feodor Lynen (1911). After him are Friedrich Sertürner (1783), Henri Victor Regnault (1810), Hermann Kolbe (1818), John Polanyi (1929), Christian Friedrich Schönbein (1799), and Andreas Sigismund Marggraf (1709).