Friedrich Konrad Beilstein

1838 - 1906

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Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (Russian: Фёдор Фёдорович Бейльштейн; 17 February 1838 – 18 October 1906), was a Russian chemist and founder of the famous Handbuch der organischen Chemie (Handbook of Organic Chemistry). The first edition of this work, published in 1881, covered 1,500 compounds in 2,200 pages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Konrad Beilstein has received more than 27,760 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Friedrich Konrad Beilstein is the 365th most popular chemist (down from 357th in 2019), the 919th most popular biography from Russia (up from 922nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Chemist.

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Over the past year Friedrich Konrad Beilstein has had the most page views in the with 2,986 views, followed by Russian (2,705), and German (2,346). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (59.07%), Albanian (53.45%), and Georgian (53.29%)


Among chemists, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein ranks 365 out of 602Before him are Nikolay Zelinsky, Otto Schott, Paul Walden, Paul Héroult, Paul Ulrich Villard, and Fritz London. After him are Karl Ernst Claus, Brunó Ferenc Straub, Alexander William Williamson, Edward Calvin Kendall, Hugo Erdmann, and Kazimierz Fajans.

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Among people born in 1838, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein ranks 53Before him are Duke Philipp of Württemberg, James Craig Watson, Nicolae Grigorescu, Yikuang, Victoria Woodhull, and George William Hill. After him are Joel Asaph Allen, Jules Dalou, Paolo Boselli, Szymon Winawer, Sherburne Wesley Burnham, and August Šenoa. Among people deceased in 1906, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein ranks 28Before him are Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, Joseph Monier, Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Ernesto Cesàro, and Prince Albert of Prussia. After him are Dame Gruev, Princess Louise of Denmark, Giuseppe Giacosa, Kodama Gentarō, Vladimir Stasov, and Béhanzin.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein ranks 919 out of 3,761Before him are Yuri Artyukhin (1930), Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919), Aleksandr Demyanenko (1937), Kuzma Minin (1616), Valery Gazzaev (1954), and Volin (1882). After him are Sergei Lyapunov (1859), Boris Podolsky (1896), Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930), Alexander Novikov (1900), Şihabetdin Märcani (1818), and Georgy Babakin (1914).

Among CHEMISTS In Russia

Among chemists born in Russia, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein ranks 13Before him are Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Nikolay Semyonov (1896), Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), Alexander Butlerov (1828), Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev (1841), and Julia Lermontova (1847). After him are Constantin Fahlberg (1850), Vera Yevstafievna Popova (1867), Nikolay Beketov (1827), Gustav Heinrich Johann Apollon Tammann (1861), Nina Andreyeva (1938), and Alexander Nesmeyanov (1899).