Fritz Haber

1868 - 1934

Fritz Haber

Fritz Haber (German: [ˈhaːbɐ]; 9 December 1868 – 29 January 1934) was a German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for his invention of the Haber–Bosch process, a method used in industry to synthesize ammonia from nitrogen gas and hydrogen gas. This invention is of importance for the large-scale synthesis of fertilizers and explosives. The food production for half the world's current population involves this method for producing nitrogen fertilizers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Haber has received more than 1,643,924 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Fritz Haber ranks 12 out of 473Before him are Irène Joliot-Curie, Robert Boyle, Jabir ibn Hayyan, Amedeo Avogadro, Linus Pauling, and Svante Arrhenius. After him are Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Valery Legasov, Otto Hahn, and Wilhelm Ostwald.

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Among people born in 1868, Fritz Haber ranks 4Before him are Nicholas II of Russia, Maxim Gorky, and Miklós Horthy. After him are Karl Landsteiner, Abdulmejid II, Robert Andrews Millikan, Constantine I of Greece, Emanuel Lasker, Gichin Funakoshi, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, and Arnold Sommerfeld. Among people deceased in 1934, Fritz Haber ranks 5Before him are Marie Curie, Paul von Hindenburg, Lev Vygotsky, and Edward Elgar. After him are Ernst Röhm, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Albert I of Belgium, Raymond Poincaré, Kurt von Schleicher, Sergey Kirov, and Engelbert Dollfuss.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Fritz Haber ranks 16 out of 930Before him are David Ben-Gurion (1886), L. L. Zamenhof (1859), Heinz Guderian (1888), Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686), Günter Grass (1927), and Wernher von Braun (1912). After him are Johann Gottfried Herder (1744), Janusz Korczak (1878), Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), Erich Ludendorff (1865), Zygmunt Bauman (1925), and Fedor von Bock (1880).

Among CHEMISTS In Poland

Among chemists born in Poland, Fritz Haber ranks 1After him are Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), Walther Nernst (1864), Kurt Alder (1902), Friedrich Bergius (1884), 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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