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Leopold Gmelin

1788 - 1853

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Leopold Gmelin (2 August 1788 – 13 April 1853) was a German chemist. Gmelin was a professor at the University of Heidelberg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold Gmelin has received more than 65,765 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Leopold Gmelin is the 292nd most popular chemist (down from 272nd in 2019), the 1,723rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,520th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Leopold Gmelin ranks 292 out of 509Before him are Andreas Libavius, William C. Campbell, Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Rasmus Bartholin, Théophile-Jules Pelouze, and Rudolph A. Marcus. After him are Martin Lowry, Aaron Klug, Ben Feringa, Dudley R. Herschbach, Edward Frankland, and M. Stanley Whittingham.

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Among people born in 1788, Leopold Gmelin ranks 20Before him are Johan Christian Dahl, Étienne Cabet, Ranavalona I, Rama III, Antoine César Becquerel, and Mikhail Lazarev. After him are Carl Reichenbach, Geert Adriaans Boomgaard, David d'Angers, Felice Romani, Friedrich Rückert, and Pierre Joseph Pelletier. Among people deceased in 1853, Leopold Gmelin ranks 13Before him are Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil, Bezmiâlem Sultan, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Matteo Carcassi, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński. After him are Juan Donoso Cortés, Christian Leopold von Buch, Tokugawa Ieyoshi, Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim, and Julius Jacob von Haynau.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Leopold Gmelin ranks 1,723 out of 6,142Before him are George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1779), Johann Nepomuk Maelzel (1772), Prince Joachim of Prussia (1890), Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine (1809), and Henry XIII, Duke of Bavaria (1235). After him are Constantin von Tischendorf (1815), Jochen Mass (1946), Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia (1716), Isidor Straus (1845), Frederick III, Elector Palatine (1515), and August Oetker (1862).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Leopold Gmelin ranks 53Before him are John Polanyi (1929), Christian Friedrich Schönbein (1799), Andreas Sigismund Marggraf (1709), Hartmut Michel (1948), Andreas Libavius (1555), and Max Joseph von Pettenkofer (1818). After him are Carl Reichenbach (1788), Viktor Meyer (1848), Karl Friedrich Mohr (1806), Clemens Winkler (1838), Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (1795), and Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794).