CHEMIST

Hermann von Fehling

1812 - 1885

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Hermann von Fehling (9 June 1812 – 1 July 1885) was a German chemist, famous as the developer of Fehling's solution used for estimation of sugar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann von Fehling has received more than 29,609 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Hermann von Fehling is the 362nd most popular chemist (up from 371st in 2019), the 2,602nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,259th in 2019) and the 64th most popular German Chemist.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Hermann von Fehling ranks 362 out of 510Before him are Ferdinand Reich, Leonor Michaelis, George Washington Carver, William Nicholson, Otto Schott, and Friedrich Stromeyer. After him are John William Draper, Carl Djerassi, André-Louis Debierne, Charles Macintosh, Thomas Cech, and Maud Menten.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1812, Hermann von Fehling ranks 38Before him are Samuel Smiles, Józef Ignacy Kraszewski, Augustus Pugin, Duke Peter of Oldenburg, Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, and Robert Fortune. After him are Rudolf von Alt, Ignacio Comonfort, Walthère Frère-Orban, Luigi Carlo Farini, Francisco Coll Guitart, and William Shanks. Among people deceased in 1885, Hermann von Fehling ranks 39Before him are Thomas A. Hendricks, Nikolay Danilevsky, Nikolai Severtzov, Henri Tresca, Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville, and Eugène Emmanuel Amaury Duval. After him are Aga Khan II, Nicolás Avellaneda, Schuyler Colfax, Jules Vallès, Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and Henri Dupuy de Lôme.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann von Fehling ranks 2,602 out of 5,289Before him are Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808), Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau (1740), Charlotte von Stein (1742), Charlotte Bühler (1893), Prince Georg Ludwig of Holstein-Gottorp (1719), and Christian Cannabich (1731). After him are Karl Krumbacher (1856), Jakob Friedrich Fries (1773), Max Slevogt (1868), William, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1598), Tom Tykwer (1965), and Fritz Busch (1890).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Hermann von Fehling ranks 64Before him are Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), Viktor Meyer (1848), Ferdinand Reich (1799), Leonor Michaelis (1875), Otto Schott (1851), and Friedrich Stromeyer (1776). After him are Albert Niemann (1834), Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877), Thomas C. Südhof (1955), Ernst Otto Beckmann (1853), Heinrich Rose (1795), and Adolph Frank (1834).