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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 501,961 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Julius Lothar Meyer is the 51st most popular chemist (down from 20th in 2019), the 428th most popular biography from Germany (down from 169th in 2019) and the 11th 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 51 out of 509Before him are William Crookes, Gerty Cori, Paul Karrer, Joseph Black, Francis William Aston, and Tu Youyou. After him are Paul Sabatier, Fritz Pregl, Adolf Butenandt, Hans Fischer, Kurt Alder, and Jacques Monod.

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Among people born in 1830, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 10Before him are Emily Dickinson, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Frédéric Mistral, Isabella II of Spain, Paul Heyse, and Hector Malot. After him are Porfirio Díaz, Eadweard Muybridge, Isma'il Pasha, Hans von Bülow, Louise Michel, and Étienne-Jules Marey. Among people deceased in 1895, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 8Before him are Friedrich Engels, Alexandre Dumas fils, Berthe Morisot, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Thomas Henry Huxley, and Empress Myeongseong. After him are Adam Opel, José Martí, Isma'il Pasha, Friedrich Miescher, Franz von Suppé, and Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 428 out of 6,142Before him are Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170), Hans Fritzsche (1900), Ernst Abbe (1840), Gerhard Richter (1932), and Oskar Dirlewanger (1895). After him are Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886), Johann Georg Faust (1480), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), Roland Freisler (1893), Victoria of Baden (1862), and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Julius Lothar Meyer ranks 11Before him are Eduard Buchner (1860), Justus von Liebig (1803), Adolf von Baeyer (1835), August Kekulé (1829), Robert Bunsen (1811), and Carl Bosch (1874). After him are Adolf Butenandt (1903), Hans Fischer (1881), Adolf Windaus (1876), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Otto Diels (1876), and Richard Willstätter (1872).