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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 35,045 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Hermann von Fehling is the 372nd most popular chemist (down from 362nd in 2019), the 2,853rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,602nd in 2019) and the 63rd most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Hermann von Fehling ranks 372 out of 509Before him are Paul Ulrich Villard, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer, Otto Schott, Jennifer Doudna, André-Louis Debierne, and Mathieu Orfila. After him are Friedrich Stromeyer, Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Maud Menten, Franz von Soxhlet, Thomas Andrews, and Alexander William Williamson.

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Among people born in 1812, Hermann von Fehling ranks 40Before him are Hendrik Conscience, Filippo Pacini, Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, Robert Fortune, Duke Peter of Oldenburg, and Samuel Smiles. After him are Melchora Aquino, Yevhen Hrebinka, Rudolf von Alt, Ignacio Comonfort, Luigi Carlo Farini, and Francisco Coll Guitart. Among people deceased in 1885, Hermann von Fehling ranks 41Before him are Thomas A. Hendricks, Nikolay Kostomarov, Charles Rogier, Aga Khan II, Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville, and Eugène Emmanuel Amaury Duval. After him are Thomas Andrews, Nicolás Avellaneda, Henri Milne-Edwards, Schuyler Colfax, Prince Adolf of Auersperg, and Jules Vallès.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann von Fehling ranks 2,853 out of 6,142Before him are Prince Georg Ludwig of Holstein-Gottorp (1719), Auguste von Harrach (1800), John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach (1700), Wilhelm von Kaulbach (1805), Princess Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1794), and Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths (1759). After him are Princess Elisabeth Anna of Prussia (1857), Franka Potente (1974), Conrad Moench (1744), Kevin-Prince Boateng (1987), Henry I, Margrave of the Saxon Ostmark (1070), and Ludwig Rellstab (1799).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Hermann von Fehling ranks 63Before him are Clemens Winkler (1838), Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (1795), Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), Thomas C. Südhof (1955), Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877), and Otto Schott (1851). After him are Friedrich Stromeyer (1776), Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825), Benjamin List (1968), Adolf Mayer (1843), Leonor Michaelis (1875), and Otto Ambros (1901).