Friedrich Bergius

1884 - 1949

Friedrich Bergius

Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius (11 October 1884 – 30 March 1949) was a German chemist known for the Bergius process for producing synthetic fuel from coal, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1931, together with Carl Bosch) in recognition of contributions to the invention and development of chemical high-pressure methods. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Bergius has received more than 59,865 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 74th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Friedrich Bergius ranks 74 out of 473Before him are Gertrude B. Elion, Vladimir Prelog, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Jacques Monod, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, and Theodore William Richards. After him are Harold Urey, Dorothy Hodgkin, Felix Hoffmann, George de Hevesy, John Howard Northrop, and Heinrich Otto Wieland.

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Among people born in 1884, Friedrich Bergius ranks 18Before him are Franz Halder, Max Brod, Gaston Bachelard, Theodor Svedberg, Hermann Rorschach, and Theodor Heuss. After him are Auguste Piccard, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Walther von Reichenau, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Max Beckmann. Among people deceased in 1949, Friedrich Bergius ranks 10Before him are George Gurdjieff, Georgi Dimitrov, Edward Thorndike, Margaret Mitchell, James Ensor, and Hassan al-Banna. After him are Elton Mayo, August Krogh, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Axel Munthe, Kim Koo, and Victor Fleming.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Friedrich Bergius ranks 97 out of 930Before him are Kurt Student (1890), Emil von Behring (1854), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), and Judah Loew ben Bezalel (1512). After him are Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Dziga Vertov (1896), Marie Walewska (1786), Anna Anderson (1896), and Catherine Jagiellon (1526).

Among CHEMISTS In Poland

Among chemists born in Poland, Friedrich Bergius ranks 5Before him are Fritz Haber (1868), Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), Walther Nernst (1864), and Kurt Alder (1902). After him are Antoni Grabowski (1857), Tadeusz Reichstein (1897), Konrad Emil Bloch (1912), Casimir Funk (1884), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), Clara Immerwahr (1870), and Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776).

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