CHEMIST

Friedrich Sertürner

1783 - 1841

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Friedrich Wilhelm Adam Sertürner (19 June 1783 – 20 February 1841) was a German pharmacist and a pioneer of alkaloid chemistry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Sertürner has received more than 125,014 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Friedrich Sertürner is the 228th most popular chemist (up from 258th in 2019), the 1,308th most popular biography from Germany (down from 427th in 2019) and the 46th most popular German Chemist.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Friedrich Sertürner ranks 228 out of 510Before him are Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Edward W. Morley, Stanislao Cannizzaro, Martin Karplus, Franz Karl Achard, and Henry Taube. After him are Robert W. Holley, Michael Polanyi, James Dewar, Alexander R. Todd, Aaron Klug, and Kaoru Ishikawa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1783, Friedrich Sertürner ranks 12Before him are Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, Hugh Glass, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Vasily Zhukovsky, N. F. S. Grundtvig, and Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria. After him are Catharina of Württemberg, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, François Magendie, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, William Sturgeon, and Prince Wilhelm of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1841, Friedrich Sertürner ranks 10Before him are William Henry Harrison, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Caroline of Baden, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Johan August Arfwedson, and Ferdinando Carulli. After him are Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Minh Mạng, Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, Félix Savart, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Friedrich Parrot.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Sertürner ranks 1,308 out of 5,289Before him are William I, Elector of Hesse (1743), Fritz Bayerlein (1899), Gertrude of Merania (1185), Helmuth James von Moltke (1907), Karl Löwith (1897), and Walter Kasper (1933). After him are Killing of Peter Fechter (1944), Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt (1751), Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria (1447), Hans Scharoun (1893), Princess Alexandrine of Prussia (1803), and Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine (1661).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Friedrich Sertürner ranks 46Before him are Emil Erlenmeyer (1825), Joachim Sauer (1949), Henri Victor Regnault (1810), Hermann Kolbe (1818), Max Joseph von Pettenkofer (1818), and Franz Karl Achard (1753). After him are Carl Reichenbach (1788), Christian Friedrich Schönbein (1799), John Polanyi (1929), Leopold Gmelin (1788), Johann Deisenhofer (1943), and Andreas Libavius (1555).