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Karl Friedrich Mohr

1806 - 1879

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Karl Friedrich Mohr (November 4, 1806 – September 28, 1879) was a German chemist famous for his early statement of the principle of the conservation of energy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Friedrich Mohr has received more than 39,596 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Karl Friedrich Mohr is the 317th most popular chemist (up from 318th in 2019), the 2,041st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,977th in 2019) and the 56th most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Karl Friedrich Mohr ranks 317 out of 509Before him are Richard R. Schrock, Victor Goldschmidt, Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac, William Prout, Frances Arnold, and François-Marie Raoult. After him are Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, Sendivogius, Clemens Winkler, Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois, Anselme Payen, and Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge.

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Among people born in 1806, Karl Friedrich Mohr ranks 23Before him are Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Charles Gleyre, Antoine Wiertz, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, William, Duke of Brunswick, and Johan Vilhelm Snellman. After him are John A. Roebling, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Juliette Drouet, Lionel Kieseritzky, and Infanta Ana de Jesus Maria of Braganza. Among people deceased in 1879, Karl Friedrich Mohr ranks 20Before him are Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, Jón Sigurðsson, Heinrich Geißler, August Bournonville, Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, and Maurycy Gottlieb. After him are William, Prince of Orange, August Grisebach, Baldomero Espartero, Camille Doncieux, Prince Henry of the Netherlands, and Johann Friedrich von Brandt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Friedrich Mohr ranks 2,041 out of 6,142Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg (1865), Landgravine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel (1627), John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony (1529), Wilhelm Marr (1819), Hieronymus Bock (1498), and Albert Forster (1902). After him are Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1857), Karl Eberhard Schöngarth (1903), Otto Henry, Elector Palatine (1502), Fred Uhlman (1901), Ulric Neisser (1928), and Friedrich Kasimir Medikus (1736).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Karl Friedrich Mohr ranks 56Before him are Hartmut Michel (1948), Andreas Libavius (1555), Max Joseph von Pettenkofer (1818), Leopold Gmelin (1788), Carl Reichenbach (1788), and Viktor Meyer (1848). After 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).