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Jeremias Benjamin Richter

1762 - 1807

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Jeremias Benjamin Richter (German: [ˈʁɪçtɐ]; 10 March 1762 – 4 May 1807) was a German chemist. He was born at Hirschberg in Silesia, became a mining official at Breslau in 1794, and in 1800 was appointed assessor to the department of mines and chemist to the royal porcelain factory at Berlin, where he died. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeremias Benjamin Richter has received more than 46,434 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jeremias Benjamin Richter is the 405th most popular chemist (up from 414th in 2019), the 685th most popular biography from Poland (up from 707th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Polish Chemist.

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Among chemists, Jeremias Benjamin Richter ranks 405 out of 509Before him are Ernst Otto Beckmann, Coenraad Johannes van Houten, William Nicholson, Georges Urbain, James Smithson, and Peter J. Ratcliffe. After him are Joseph Achille Le Bel, John Walker, Phoebus Levene, Adolph Frank, Gaston Tissandier, and Asima Chatterjee.

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Among people born in 1762, Jeremias Benjamin Richter ranks 22Before him are Spencer Perceval, Juan O'Donojú, Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine, Herman Willem Daendels, Anton Bernolák, and Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland. After him are Anton Aloys, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Francis Buchanan-Hamilton, Karl Ludwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Marcos Portugal, Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen, and Giuseppe Valadier. Among people deceased in 1807, Jeremias Benjamin Richter ranks 20Before him are Nikolai Rezanov, Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm, Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst, Alexander Ypsilantis, and Johannes Nikolaus Tetens. After him are Sophie von La Roche, Johann III Bernoulli, Joseph Brant, Mikhail Kheraskov, Clara Reeve, and Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Jeremias Benjamin Richter ranks 685 out of 1,454Before him are Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865), Grigory Levenfish (1889), Aleksander Zawadzki (1899), Marcin Kromer (1512), Aleksander Gierymski (1850), and Joanna Chmielewska (1932). After him are Karl Decker (1897), Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński (1921), Lazarus Fuchs (1833), Samuel Eilenberg (1913), Janusz Kusociński (1907), and August Zaleski (1883).

Among CHEMISTS In Poland

Among chemists born in Poland, Jeremias Benjamin Richter ranks 18Before him are Ignacy Łukasiewicz (1822), Sendivogius (1566), Fritz London (1900), Richard Abegg (1869), Kazimierz Fajans (1887), and Jan Czochralski (1885). After him are Alfred Stock (1876), Heinrich Caro (1834), Sergey Lebedev (1874), Karol Olszewski (1846), Nikodem Caro (1871), and Johannes Thiele (1865).