Oswald Schmiedeberg

1838 - 1921

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Johann Ernst Oswald Schmiedeberg (10 October 1838 – 12 July 1921) was a Baltic German pharmacologist. In 1866 he earned his medical doctorate from the University of Dorpat with a thesis concerning the measurement of chloroform in blood, before becoming the first professor of pharmacology at the University of Strasbourg, where he remained for 46 years. In 1911, he testified in the United States v. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oswald Schmiedeberg has received more than 50,877 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Oswald Schmiedeberg is the 424th most popular chemist (down from 420th in 2019).

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Among chemists, Oswald Schmiedeberg ranks 424 out of 510Before him are Maclyn McCarty, Hans Goldschmidt, Phoebus Levene, Edward Charles Howard, Jacques-Louis Soret, and Nikolay Zinin. After him are Johann Schweigger, Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, David Warren, Adolph Strecker, Kathleen Lonsdale, and Gregory Winter.

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Among people born in 1838, Oswald Schmiedeberg ranks 72Before him are Marianne Cope, Valeriano Weyler, John Hay, Giovanni Cagliero, Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu, and Jules Méline. After him are Gotō Shōjirō, Ferdinand Zirkel, Gustav Neumann, Adam Asnyk, James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, and Sherburne Wesley Burnham. Among people deceased in 1921, Oswald Schmiedeberg ranks 74Before him are Andrea Carlo Ferrari, Franz Defregger, José Miguel Gómez, Christina Nilsson, Alexander Dutov, and Lev Chernyi. After him are August Nilsson, Gabriela Zapolska, Žemaitė, Alfred Grandidier, Sándor Wekerle, and Rafael Reyes.

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