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Jean-Baptiste Dumas

1800 - 1884

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Jean Baptiste André Dumas (14 July 1800 – 10 April 1884) was a French chemist, best known for his works on organic analysis and synthesis, as well as the determination of atomic weights (relative atomic masses) and molecular weights by measuring vapor densities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste Dumas has received more than 114,661 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Jean-Baptiste Dumas is the 144th most popular chemist (down from 138th in 2019), the 1,036th most popular biography from France (up from 1,075th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Chemist.

Jean-Baptiste Dumas was a French chemist who first isolated the element bromine in 1825.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Jean-Baptiste Dumas ranks 144 out of 509Before him are Paul Berg, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Robert W. Holley, Fritz Strassmann, Henry Louis Le Chatelier, and Bengt I. Samuelsson. After him are Robert F. Furchgott, Kurt Wüthrich, Sune Bergström, Jerome Karle, Hennig Brand, and Ignacy Mościcki.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1800, Jean-Baptiste Dumas ranks 10Before him are Charles Goodyear, Millard Fillmore, Henry Fox Talbot, France Prešeren, James Clark Ross, and John Edward Gray. After him are Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, John Brown, Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Lars Levi Laestadius, and Prince Felix of Schwarzenberg. Among people deceased in 1884, Jean-Baptiste Dumas ranks 10Before him are Marie Taglioni, Paul Morphy, Elias Lönnrot, Johann Gustav Droysen, Marie Bashkirtseff, and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany. After him are Alfred Brehm, Allan Pinkerton, Hans Makart, Karl Richard Lepsius, Hermann Kolbe, and Charles Adolphe Wurtz.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste Dumas ranks 1,036 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Louis Barrault (1910), Anne de Montmorency (1493), Lili Boulanger (1893), Madame de Brinvilliers (1630), Émile Gallé (1846), and Robert de Sorbon (1201). After him are Eugène Scribe (1791), Étienne-Jules Marey (1830), Séraphine Louis (1864), Christian Clavier (1952), Louise Bourgeois (1911), and Jean Vigo (1905).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Jean-Baptiste Dumas ranks 19Before him are Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786), Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier (1758), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Marcellin Berthelot (1827), and Henry Louis Le Chatelier (1850). After him are Nicolas Leblanc (1742), Jean-Pierre Sauvage (1944), Antoine Jérôme Balard (1802), Louis Jacques Thénard (1777), Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1817), and Charles François de Cisternay du Fay (1698).