Fritz Pregl

1869 - 1930

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Fritz Pregl (Slovene: Friderik Pregl; 3 September 1869 – 13 December 1930), was a Slovenian-Austrian chemist and physician from a mixed Slovene-German-speaking background. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Pregl has received more than 72,783 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Fritz Pregl is the 56th most popular chemist (down from 39th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Chemist.

Fritz Pregl is most famous for his work in the field of chromatography. He was the first to identify the use of paper chromatography in separating chemical compounds.

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Among chemists, Fritz Pregl ranks 56 out of 510Before him are Richard Willstätter, Paul Karrer, Claude Louis Berthollet, Hermann Staudinger, Gertrude B. Elion, and Adolf Butenandt. After him are Theodor Svedberg, Karl Ziegler, Michel Eugène Chevreul, John Stith Pemberton, Gerty Cori, and Casimir Funk.

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Among people born in 1869, Fritz Pregl ranks 11Before him are Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Neville Chamberlain, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Emma Goldman, and Karl Haushofer. After him are Gustaf Dalén, Mary Mallon, Calouste Gulbenkian, Hans Spemann, Maud of Wales, and Siegfried Wagner. Among people deceased in 1930, Fritz Pregl ranks 16Before him are D. H. Lawrence, Cosima Wagner, Horst Wessel, Joan Gamper, Christiaan Eijkman, and Lon Chaney. After him are Alfred von Tirpitz, Victoria of Baden, Ahmad Shah Qajar, Arthur Balfour, Siegfried Wagner, and Prince Leopold of Bavaria.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Fritz Pregl ranks 4 out of 247Before him are Giuseppe Tartini (1692), Barbara of Cilli (1392), and Slavoj Žižek (1949). After him are France Prešeren (1800), Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), Arkan (1952), Melania Trump (1970), Milan Kučan (1941), Edvard Kardelj (1910), and Franz Miklosich (1813).

Among CHEMISTS In Slovenia

Among chemists born in Slovenia, Fritz Pregl ranks 1