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Otto Wallach

1847 - 1931

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Otto Wallach (German pronunciation: [ˈɔto ˈvalax] ; 27 March 1847 – 26 February 1931) was a German chemist and recipient of the 1910 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on alicyclic compounds. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Wallach has received more than 97,272 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Otto Wallach is the 27th most popular chemist (up from 32nd in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Russia (up from 128th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Chemist.

Otto Wallach was a German chemist who is most famous for his work on the structure of the benzene molecule.

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Among chemists, Otto Wallach ranks 27 out of 509Before him are Emil Fischer, Albert Hofmann, Edwin McMillan, Henri Moissan, Alfred Werner, and Eduard Buchner. After him are Justus von Liebig, Adolf von Baeyer, August Kekulé, Valery Legasov, John Stith Pemberton, and Robert Bunsen.

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Among people born in 1847, Otto Wallach ranks 6Before him are Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Paul von Hindenburg, Bram Stoker, and Maria Feodorovna. After him are Jesse James, Auguste Escoffier, Joseph Pulitzer, Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Georges Sorel, and Annie Besant. Among people deceased in 1931, Otto Wallach ranks 7Before him are Thomas Edison, Gustave Le Bon, Khalil Gibran, Lili Elbe, Anna Pavlova, and Omar Mukhtar. After him are Geli Raubal, Arthur Schnitzler, Albert A. Michelson, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, George Herbert Mead, and Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Otto Wallach ranks 106 out of 3,262Before him are Vladimir Komarov (1927), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Vasily Chuikov (1900), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), and Sergey Kirov (1886). After him are Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Lev Kamenev (1883), Vasili III of Russia (1479), and Nikolai Bukharin (1888).

Among CHEMISTS In Russia

Among chemists born in Russia, Otto Wallach ranks 2Before him are Dmitri Mendeleev (1834). After him are Valery Legasov (1936), Ilya Prigogine (1917), Paul Karrer (1889), Fritz Albert Lipmann (1899), Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Nikolay Semyonov (1896), Alexander Butlerov (1828), Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev (1841), and Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838).