Hans von Euler-Chelpin

1873 - 1964

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Hans Karl August Simon Euler-Chelpin, since 28 July 1884 von Euler-Chelpin (15 February 1873 – 6 November 1964), was a German-born Swedish biochemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Arthur Harden for their investigations on the fermentation of sugar and enzymes. He was a professor of general and organic chemistry at Stockholm University (1906–1941) and the director of its Institute for organic-chemical research (1938–1948). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans von Euler-Chelpin has received more than 99,960 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Hans von Euler-Chelpin is the 91st most popular chemist (up from 165th in 2019), the 557th most popular biography from Germany (up from 962nd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Chemist.

Hans von Euler-Chelpin is most famous for his work in the field of organic chemistry. He was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1930.

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Among chemists, Hans von Euler-Chelpin ranks 91 out of 602Before him are Johann Rudolf Glauber, Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Richard Kuhn, Edward Adelbert Doisy, and Paul Hermann Müller. After him are Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Vladimir Prelog, Leopold Ružička, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Katalin Karikó, and Karl Ziegler.

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Among people born in 1873, Hans von Euler-Chelpin ranks 15Before him are Thomas Andrews, Luigi Lucheni, Henri Barbusse, Alfred Jarry, Otto Loewi, and Karl Schwarzschild. After him are Alberto Santos-Dumont, Julius Martov, G. E. Moore, Max Reger, Spyridon Louis, and Sándor Ferenczi. Among people deceased in 1964, Hans von Euler-Chelpin ranks 18Before him are James Franck, Vasily Grossman, Gerhard Domagk, Palmiro Togliatti, Gerrit Rietveld, and Karl Polanyi. After him are Otto Grotewohl, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Giorgio Morandi, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Alexandre Koyré, and Alexander Archipenko.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans von Euler-Chelpin ranks 557 out of 7,253Before him are Wolfgang Petersen (1941), Kurt Weill (1900), Hans Jonas (1903), Jenny von Westphalen (1814), Caroline of Baden (1776), and August Schleicher (1821). After him are Walther von Reichenau (1884), Albert the Bear (1100), Albert, King of Sweden (1340), Wilhelm Mohnke (1911), Johann Georg Faust (1480), and Gerd Binnig (1947).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Hans von Euler-Chelpin ranks 22Before him are Hans Fischer (1881), Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), Hermann Staudinger (1881), Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), and Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604). After him are Karl Ziegler (1898), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), Felix Hoffmann (1868), Fritz Strassmann (1902), Gerhard Ertl (1936), and Ernst Otto Fischer (1918).