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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 224,131 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Hans Fischer is the 69th most popular chemist (down from 50th in 2019), the 522nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 385th in 2019) and the 17th 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

Among chemists, Hans Fischer ranks 69 out of 510Before him are Dorothy Hodgkin, Jacques Monod, Vladimir Prelog, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, George de Hevesy, and Richard Adolf Zsigmondy. After him are Johann Rudolf Glauber, Kary Mullis, Adolf Windaus, Harold Urey, Melvin Calvin, and Wendell Meredith Stanley.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1881, Hans Fischer ranks 28Before him are Clinton Davisson, Alexei Rykov, Hermann Staudinger, Alcide De Gasperi, George Enescu, and Maximilian von Weichs. After him are Juan Ramón Jiménez, Irving Langmuir, François Darlan, Guccio Gucci, Natalia Goncharova, and Władysław Sikorski. Among people deceased in 1945, Hans Fischer ranks 51Before him are Wilhelm Burgdorf, Emil Hácha, Robert Ritter von Greim, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Hans Geiger, and Franz Werfel. After him are Karl Hanke, Karl-Otto Koch, Stefan Banach, Georg Elser, Giovanni Agnelli, and Odilo Globočnik.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Fischer ranks 522 out of 5,289Before him are Richard von Weizsäcker (1920), Luz Long (1913), Michael Thonet (1796), Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867), Walther Rathenau (1867), and Alexander Grothendieck (1928). After him are Victoria of Baden (1862), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604), Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), and Hans von Bülow (1830).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Hans Fischer ranks 17Before him are Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Robert Bunsen (1811), Richard Willstätter (1872), Hermann Staudinger (1881), Adolf Butenandt (1903), and Karl Ziegler (1898). After him are Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604), Adolf Windaus (1876), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), Felix Hoffmann (1868), Hans von Euler-Chelpin (1873), and Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877).