Julius Lothar Meyer

1830 - 1895

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Julius Lothar Meyer (19 August 1830 – 11 April 1895) was a German chemist. He was one of the pioneers in developing the earliest versions of the periodic table of the chemical elements. The Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev (his chief rival) and he had both worked with Robert Bunsen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Lothar Meyer has received more than 505,261 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Julius Lothar Meyer is the 70th most popular chemist (down from 51st in 2019), the 460th most popular biography from Germany (down from 428th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Chemist.

Julius Lothar Meyer was a German chemist who is most famous for being the first person to synthesize indigo, an important dye.

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Among chemists, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 70 out of 602Before him are Hans Fischer, Joseph Black, Tadeusz Reichstein, Jan Baptist van Helmont, Paul J. Crutzen, and Joseph Proust. After him are Francis William Aston, Irving Langmuir, Hermann Staudinger, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, and Dorothy Hodgkin.

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Among people born in 1830, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 12Before him are Frédéric Mistral, Paul Heyse, Emily Dickinson, Hector Malot, Porfirio Díaz, and Isma'il Pasha. After him are Eadweard Muybridge, Hans von Bülow, Louise Michel, Étienne-Jules Marey, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, and Élisée Reclus. Among people deceased in 1895, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 9Before him are Alexandre Dumas fils, Berthe Morisot, Thomas Henry Huxley, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Empress Myeongseong, and Isma'il Pasha. After him are José Martí, Adam Opel, Friedrich Miescher, Franz von Suppé, Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen, and Johann Josef Loschmidt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 460 out of 7,253Before him are Maria Josepha of Bavaria (1739), Roland Freisler (1893), Adam of Bremen (1100), Rudolf Mössbauer (1929), George Paget Thomson (1892), and Ernst Lubitsch (1892). After him are Rudolf Dassler (1898), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Maria Anna of Neuburg (1667), Anselm Kiefer (1945), Pyotr Stolypin (1862), and Oliver Kahn (1969).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 17Before him are Adolf Butenandt (1903), Adolf Windaus (1876), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), Otto Diels (1876), Richard Willstätter (1872), and Hans Fischer (1881). After him are Hermann Staudinger (1881), Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604), Hans von Euler-Chelpin (1873), and Karl Ziegler (1898).