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Hans Fischer

1881 - 1945

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Hans Fischer (German pronunciation: [ˈhans ˈfɪʃɐ] (listen); 27 July 1881 – 31 March 1945) was a German organic chemist and the recipient of the 1930 Nobel Prize for Chemistry "for his researches into the constitution of haemin and chlorophyll and especially for his synthesis of haemin.. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Fischer has received more than 233,493 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Hans Fischer is the 55th most popular chemist (up from 69th in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from Germany (up from 522nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Chemist.

Hans Fischer was a German chemist who is most famous for his research on the synthesis of indigo.

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Among chemists, Hans Fischer ranks 55 out of 509Before him are Francis William Aston, Tu Youyou, Julius Lothar Meyer, Paul Sabatier, Fritz Pregl, and Adolf Butenandt. After him are Kurt Alder, Jacques Monod, Melvin Calvin, Claude Louis Berthollet, Kary Mullis, and Friedrich Bergius.

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Among people born in 1881, Hans Fischer ranks 25Before him are Alexei Rykov, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Guccio Gucci, Ettore Bugatti, Georg von Küchler, and Alcide De Gasperi. After him are Maximilian von Weichs, Irving Langmuir, Erwin von Witzleben, George Enescu, Natalia Goncharova, and Hermann Staudinger. Among people deceased in 1945, Hans Fischer ranks 41Before him are Ernst Busch, Robert Ley, Francis William Aston, Hans Krebs, Oskar Dirlewanger, and Roland Freisler. After him are Josef Kramer, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Käthe Kollwitz, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Stefan Banach, and Giovanni Agnelli.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Fischer ranks 439 out of 6,142Before him are Victoria of Baden (1862), Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808), Albrecht Kossel (1853), Adolf Butenandt (1903), Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), and Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750). After him are Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463), Walther von Reichenau (1884), Bernhard von Bülow (1849), Felix Klein (1849), F. W. Murnau (1888), and Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Hans Fischer ranks 13Before him are Adolf von Baeyer (1835), August Kekulé (1829), Robert Bunsen (1811), Carl Bosch (1874), Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), and Adolf Butenandt (1903). After him are Adolf Windaus (1876), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Otto Diels (1876), Richard Willstätter (1872), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), and Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743).