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Otto Schott

1851 - 1935

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Friedrich Otto Schott (1851–1935) was a German chemist, glass technologist, and the inventor of borosilicate glass. Schott systematically investigated the relationship between the chemical composition of the glass and its properties. In this way, he solved fundamental problems in glass properties, identifying compositions with optical properties that approach the theoretical limit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Schott has received more than 89,566 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Otto Schott is the 368th most popular chemist (down from 360th in 2019), the 2,789th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,586th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular German Chemist.

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Among chemists, Otto Schott ranks 368 out of 509Before him are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Kamala Sohonie, Louis Camille Maillard, Carl Djerassi, Paul Ulrich Villard, and Franz Joseph Emil Fischer. After him are Jennifer Doudna, André-Louis Debierne, Mathieu Orfila, Hermann von Fehling, Friedrich Stromeyer, and Frank Wigglesworth Clarke.

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Among people born in 1851, Otto Schott ranks 50Before him are Luis Ricardo Falero, Taytu Betul, Anton Haus, Aristide Bruant, Charles Joseph Bonaparte, and Charles Chamberland. After him are Émile Boirac, Alexandros Papadiamantis, Nikolai Iudovich Ivanov, Ernst Josephson, Roque Sáenz Peña, and Jane Dieulafoy. Among people deceased in 1935, Otto Schott ranks 71Before him are Henri Pélissier, Georg Jensen, Louis de Beaufront, Mack Swain, Richard Mollier, and Henry Fairfield Osborn. After him are Dutch Schultz, Zequinha de Abreu, Eemil Nestor Setälä, Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, Nie Er, and Qu Qiubai.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Schott ranks 2,789 out of 6,142Before him are Adolf Kussmaul (1822), Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713), Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877), Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg (1486), Anton Flettner (1885), and Otl Aicher (1922). After him are Heinrich Rubens (1865), Walter Andreas Schwarz (1913), Rosemarie Ackermann (1952), Albert of Aix (1060), Fritz Busch (1890), and Eugen Meindl (1892).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Otto Schott ranks 62Before him are Karl Friedrich Mohr (1806), Clemens Winkler (1838), Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (1795), Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), Thomas C. Südhof (1955), and Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877). After him are Hermann von Fehling (1812), Friedrich Stromeyer (1776), Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825), Benjamin List (1968), Adolf Mayer (1843), and Leonor Michaelis (1875).