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Famous Chemists

Learn about famous chemists and other scientists who made significant contributions to the field of chemistry.

Max Ferdinand Perutz Biography
Max Ferdinand Perutz was an Austrian biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Chemistry
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded to scientists who most increases our understanding of Chemistry. This is an index of photographs of the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Famous Chemists
This is an index of famous chemists and other scientists who made important contributions to the field of chemistry, arranged alphabetically according to the scientist's last name.

Famous Chemists - Are You a Famous Chemist
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Women in Chemistry
Women have made many important contributions to the fields of chemistry and chemical engineering. Here's a list of female scientists and a description of the research or invention that made them famous.

Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers
Black scientists, engineers, and inventors have made important contributions to the science of chemistry. Learn about black chemists and chemical engineers and their projects. The focus is on African American chemists, but black scientists from other countries are included.

Famous Black Scientists
Black scientists, engineers, and inventors have made important contributions to society. These profiles of famous people will help you learn about black scientists, engineers, inventors and their projects.

Aaron Klug Biography
Aaron Klug is a British chemist, biophysicist and Nobel laureate.

Abderhalden - Emil Abderhalden Biography
Emil Abderhalden was a famous Swedish physiologist and biochemist. He is known for developing Abderhalden's drying pistol, a pregnancy blood test, a cysteine urine test, and for his research into the polypeptides and proteins.

Abegg - Richard Abegg
Richard Abegg was the famous German chemist who pioneered valence theory.

Abelson - Philip Hauge Abelson Bio
Philip Hauge Abelson was an American chemist.

Achard - Franz Karl Achard Bio
Franz Karl Achard was a German chemist.

Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt Biography
Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Adolf von Baeyer Biography
Adolf von Baeyer was a German organic chemist and Nobel laureate.

Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe Biography
Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe was a German chemist.

Ahmed Hassan Zewail Biography
Ahmed Hassan Zewail is an Egyptian-American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Alan Graham MacDiarmid Biography
Alan Graham MacDiarmid was a New Zealand chemist and Nobel laureate.

Alan Heeger Biography
Alan Heeger is an American physicist, chemist and Nobel laureate.

Albert Ghiorso Bio
Albert Ghiorso is an American nuclear chemist.

Albert Szent-Györgyi Biography
Albert Szent-Györgyi was an Austrian biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Alder - Kurt Alder Bio
Kurt Alder was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.

Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Butlerov Biography
Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Butlerov was a Russian chemist.

Alexander Parkes Bio
Alexander Parkes was a British chemist and metallurgist.

Alexander Robertus Todd Biography
Alexander Robertus Todd was a Scottish biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Alfred B. Nobel Prizes in Chemistry
This is a list of all of the Nobel laureates in Chemistry. The year, winner name(s), country, and research are included. Links to additional information on the laureates and Nobel foundation are also provided.

Alfred Goodman Gilman Bio
Alfred Goodman Gilman is an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Anders Gustav Ekeberg Biography
Anders Gustav Ekeberg was a Swedish chemist.

Andreas Sigismund Marggraf Biography
Andreas Sigismund Marggraf was a German chemist.

Andrés Manuel Del Rio Biography
Andrés Manuel Del Rio was a Spanish mineralogist.

Anselme Payen Biography
Anselme Payen was a French chemist.

Antoine Jérôme Balard Biography
Antoine Jérôme Balard was a French chemist.

Archibald Scott Couper Biography
Archibald Scott Couper was a Scottish chemist.

Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius Bio
Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius was a Swedish chemist and Nobel laureate.

Arrhenius - Svante Arrhenius
Svante Arrhenius was a famous Swedish chemist and physicist.

Arthur Kornberg Biography
Arthur Kornberg was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen Biography
Artturi Ilmari Virtanen was a Finnish biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Ascanio Sobrero Biography
Ascanio Sobrero was an Italian chemist.

Avaram Hershko Biography
Avaram Hershko is a Hungarian-Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Avogadro - Amedeo Avogadro
Get biographical information about Amedeo Avogadro and learn about Avogadro's Law and Avogadro's Number.

Axel Fredrik Cronstedt Biography
Axel Fredrik Cronstedt was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist.

Axel Hugo Teodor Theorell Bio
Axel Hugo Teodor Theorell was a Swedish biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Berg - Paul Berg Bio
Paul Berg is an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Bergman - Torbern Olof Bergman Bio
Torbern Olof Bergman was a Swedish chemist.

Bernard Courtois Biography
Bernard Courtois was a French chemist and discoverer of iodine.

Black - Joseph Black Bio
Joseph Black was a Scottish physical chemist and pioneer of thermochemistry.

Boltwood - Bertram Borden Boltwood Bio
Bertram Borden Boltwood was an American chemist.

Bosch - Carl Bosch Bio
Carl Bosch was a German industrial chemist and Nobel laureate.

Boyle - Robert Boyle (1627 - 1691)
Robert Boyle was an Irish-born scientist best known for Boyle's Law of Ideal Gases. He also was a founding fellow of the Royal Society of London and an early supporter of the atomic nature of matter.

Brandt - Georg Brandt Bio
Georg Brandt was a Swedish chemist.

Bunsen - Robert Wilhelm Bunsen (1811 - 1899)
Famous chemist and co-discoverer of cesium and rubidium.

Carl Ferdinand Cori Biography
Carl Ferdinand Cori was an Austrian-American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Carl Gräbe Biography
Carl Gräbe was a German organic chemist.

Carl Gustaf Mosander Biography
Carl Gustaf Mosander was a Swedish chemist.

Carl Jacob Löwig Biography
Carl Jacob Löwig was a German chemist.

Carl Peter Henrik Dam Biography
Carl Peter Henrik Dam was a Danish biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Carl Wilhelm Scheele Biography
Carl Wilhelm Scheele was a German chemist.

Casimir Funk Biography
Casimir Funk was a Polish biochemist.

Chaim Azriel Weizmann Biography
Chaim Azriel Weizmann was a Russian chemist and world leader.

Chain - Ernst Boris Chain Bio
Ernst Boris Chain was a German-English biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Charles Glen King Biography
Charles Glen King was an American biochemist and nutritionist.

Charles Hatchett Biography
Charles Hatchett was an English chemist.

Charles John Pedersen Biography
Charles John Pedersen was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Charles Martin Hall Biography
Charles Martin Hall was an American chemist.

Charles-Adolphe Wurtz Biography
Charles-Adolphe Wurtz was a French chemist.

Christian Boehmer Anfinsen Biography
Christian Boehmer Anfinsen was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Christian Friedrich Schönbein Biography
Christian Friedrich Schönbein was a German chemist.

Christian René de Duve Biography
Christian René de Duve is a Belgian biochemist, cytologist and Nobel laureate.

Claude Louis Berthollet Biography
Claude Louis Berthollet was a French chemist.

Clemens Alexander Winkler Biography
Clemens Alexander Winkler was a German chemist.

Cleve - Per Teodor Cleve Bio
Per Teodor Cleve was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist.

Conrad Arnold Elvehjem Bio
Conrad Arnold Elvehjem was an American biochemist.

Cram - Donald James Cram Bio
Donald James Cram was an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Crookes - William Crookes Bio
Crookes was an English chemist who discovered the element thallium.

Crutzen - Paul Jozef Crutzen Bio
Paul Jozef Crutzen is a Dutch chemist and Nobel laureate.

Curie - Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867–1934)
Marie Sklodowska Curie was a Polish-born French scientist. She won the Nobel Prize twice and was famous for her work on radioactivity.

Curie - Pierre Curie Bio
Pierre Curie was a French physicist and Nobel laureate.

Cyril Norman Hinshelwood Bio
Cyril Norman Hinshelwood was a British chemist and Nobel laurate.

César Milstein Biography
César Milstein was an Argentine biochemist and Nobel laureate.

D'Elhuyar - Bio of Fausto D'Elhuyar
Fausto D'Elhuyar was a Spanish mineralogist and chemist who co-discovered the element tungsten.

D'Elhuyar - Bio of Juan José D'Elhuyar
Juan José D'Elhuyar was a Spanish mineralogist and chemist who co-discovered the element tungsten.

Daniel Rutherford Biography
Daniel Rutherford was a Scottish chemist.

Debierne - André Louis Debierne Bio
André Louis Debierne was a French chemist.

Derek H.R. Barton Biography
Derek Harold Richard Barton was a British organic chemist and Nobel laureate.

Diels - Otto Paul Hermann Diels Bio
Otto Paul Hermann Diels was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin Bio
Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin was a British chemist and Nobel laureate.

Earl W. Sutherland, Jr. Biography
Earl W. Sutherland, Jr. was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Edelman - Gerald Maurice Edelman Bio
Gerald Maurice Edelman is an American physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Edmond Frémy Biography
Edmond Frémy was a French chemist.

Eduard Buchner Biography
Eduard Buchner was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Edward Adelbert Doisy Biography
Edward Adelbert Doisy was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Edward Frankland Bio
Edward Frankland was an English chemist.

Edward Goodrich Acheson Biography
Edward Goodrich Acheson was an American chemist.

Edward Lawrie Tatum Biography
Edward Lawrie Tatum was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Edwin Joseph Cohn Biography
Edwin Joseph Cohn was an American biochemist.

Edwin McMillan Biography
Edwin McMillan was an American physicist and Nobel laureate.

Eilhardt Mitscherlich Biography
Eilhardt Mitscherlich was a German chemist.

Elias James Corey Bio
Elias James Corey is an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Elmer Verner McCollum Biography
Elmer Verner McCollum was an American biochemist and nutritionist.

Erlenmeyer - Emil Erlenmeyer Bio
Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer (also just known as Emil Erlenmeyer) was a German chemist.

Ernst - Richard Robert Ernst Biography
Richard Robert Ernst is a Swiss physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Ernst Otto Fischer Biography
Ernst Otto Fischer was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.

Eugène Melchior Péligot Biography
Eugène Melchior Péligot was a French chemist.

Felix Hoppe-Seyler Bio
Felix Hoppe-Seyler was a German physiologist and chemist.

Fenn - Bio of John Bennett Fenn
John Bennett Fenn is an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Ferdinand Reich Biography
Ferdinand Reich was a German chemist.

Flory - Paul John Flory Bio
Paul John Flory was an American physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Francis William Aston Biography
Francis William Aston was a British chemist, physicist and Nobel laureate.

Frank Sherwood Rowland Bio
Frank Sherwood Rowland is an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Frederick Sanger Biography
Frederick Sanger was an English biochemist and two time Nobel laureate.

Frederick Soddy Biography
Frederick Soddy was an English chemist and Nobel laureate.

Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz Bio
Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz was a German chemist.

Friedrich Bergius Biography
Friedrich Bergius was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.

Friedrich Ferdinand Runge Biography
Friedrich Ferdinand Runge was a German chemist.

Friedrich Konrad Beilstein Biography
Friedrich Konrad Beilstein was a Russian chemist.

Friedrich Stromeyer Bio
Friedrich Stromeyer was a German physician and chemist.

Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch Biography
Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch was a German physical chemist.

Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald Biography
Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald was a German physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Friedrich Wöhler Bio
Friedrich Wöhler was a German chemist.

Fritz Albert Lipmann Bio
Fritz Albert Lipmann was a German-American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Fritz Pregl Biography
Fritz Pregl was an Austrian physician, chemist and Nobel laureate.

Frédéric Joliot-Curie Biography
Frédéric Joliot-Curie was a French physicist and Nobel laureate.

Gay-Lussac - Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778 - 1850)
Gay-Lussac was a French chemist and physicist known best for his work with gases and the composition of the Earth's atmosphere. He is credited with the discovery of boron. His work with measuring alcohol and water gave us the measure 'degrees Gay Lussac', which is still used in many countries as a measure of alcohol content in drinks.

Georg Ernst Stahl Biography
Georg Ernst Stahl was an German chemist, physician and creator of the phlogiston theory of combustion.

George de Hevesy Bio
George de Hevesy was a Hungarian-Swedish chemist and Nobel laureate.

George Eastman Bio
George Eastman was an American chemist and inventor.

George Porter Biography
George Porter was a British chemist and Nobel laureate.

George Wald Biography
George Wald was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

George Washington Carver Biography
George Washington Carver was an American chemist and inventor.

Georges Claude Biography
Georges Claude was a French chemist and inventor of the neon light.

Georges Jean Franz Köhler Biography
Georges Jean Franz Köhler was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Georges Urbain Biography
Georges Urbain was a French chemist.

Gerhard Ertl Biography
Gerhard Ertl is a German physicist and Nobel laureate.

Gerhard Herzberg Biography
Gerhard Herzberg was a German physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Germain Henri Hess Bio
Germain Henri Hess was a Swiss-Russian chemist.

Gertrude Belle Elion Biography
Gertrude Belle Elion was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Gerty Theresa Cori Biography
Gerty Theresa Cori was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Gibbs - Josiah Willard Gibbs Bio
Josiah Willard Gibbs was an American chemist, physicist and mathematician.

Giulio Natta Bio
Giulio Natta was an Italian chemist and Nobel laureate.

Guillaume François Rouelle Biography
Guillaume François Rouelle was a French chemist.

Guldberg - Cato Maximilian Guldberg Bio
Cato Maximilian Guldberg was a Norwegian chemist.

Haber - Fritz Haber Bio
Fritz Haber was a German chemist.

Hahn - Otto Hahn Bio
Otto Hahn was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.

Haldane - John Scott Haldane Bio
John Scott Haldane was a British biochemist who investigated the actions of gases and respiration.

Hans Adolf Krebs Biography
Hans Adolf Krebs was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Hans Christian Ørsted Biography
Hans Christian Ørsted was a Danish physicist and chemist.

Hans Fischer Bio
Hans Fischer was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Hans von Euler-Chelpin Biography
Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin was a Swedish biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Har Gobind Khorana Biography
Har Gobind Khorana is an Indian-American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Harden - Arthur Harden Bio
Arthur Harden was an English chemist and Nobel laureate.

Harold Walter Kroto Biography
Harold Walter Kroto is an English chemist and Nobel laureate.

Hartmut Michel Bio
Hartmut Michel is a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Hauptman - Herbert Aaron Hauptman Bio
Herbert Aaron Hauptman is an American mathematician, crystallographer and Nobel laureate.

Haworth - Walter Norman Haworth Bio
Walter Norman Haworth was a British chemist and Nobel laureate.

Heinz Ludwig Fraenkel-Conrat Bio
Heinz Ludwig Fraenkel-Conrat was a German-American biochemist.

Helmenstine - Anne Marie Helmenstine
Anne Helmenstine is a respected author and scientist. This is Dr. Helmenstine's bio for About.com.

Helmenstine - Todd Helmenstine
Learn about Todd Helmenstine, contributing author to About.com's Chemistry site.

Henri Moissan Biography
Henri Moissan was a French chemist and Nobel laureate.

Henri-Victor Regnault Bio
Henri-Victor Regnault was a French physical chemist.

Henry Taube Biography
Henry Taube was a Canadian-American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Henry-Louis Le Chatelier Biography
Henry-Louis Le Chatelier was an French chemist.

Herbert Charles Brown Biography
Herbert Charles Brown was an Anglo-American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Herbert Henry Dow Biography
Herbert Henry Dow was a Canadian chemist, inventor and entrepreneur.

Hermann Emil Fischer Bio
Hermann Emil Fischer was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.

Hermann Franz Moritz Kopp Biography
Hermann Franz Moritz Kopp was a German chemist and historian.

Hermann Staudinger Biography
Hermann Staudinger was a German organic chemist and Nobel laureate.

Herschbach - Dudley Robert Herschbach Bio
Dudley Robert Herschbach is an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Hideki Shirakawa Biography
Hideki Shirakawa is a Japanese chemist and Nobel laureate.

Hieronymous Theodor Richter Biography
Hieronymous Theodor Richter was a German chemist.

Hoffmann - August Wilhelm von Hofmann Bio
August Wilhelm von Hofmann was a German chemist.

Hooke - Robert Hooke (1635 - 1703)
Robert Hooke has been called the English Da Vinci. He is credited with numerous inventions and design improvements of scientific instrumentation. He was a natural philosopher who valued observation and experimentation.

Hopkins - Frederick Gowland Hopkins Bio
Frederick Gowland Hopkins was an English biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Humphry Davy Biography
Humphry Davy was a British chemist and inventor.

Ida (Tacke) Noddack Biography
Ida (Tacke) Noddack was a German chemist.

Irwin Rose Bio
Irwin Rose is an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Irène Joliot-Curie Biography
Irène Joliot-Curie was a French chemist and Nobel laureate.

Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff Biography
Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff was a Dutch chemist and Nobel laureate.

James Dewar Biography
James Dewar was a Scottish physicist and chemist.

Jan Baptista van Helmont Biography
Jan Baptista van Helmont was a Flemish physician and alchemist.

Jaroslav Heyrovsky Biography
Jaroslav Heyrovsky was a Czech chemist and Nobel laureate.

Jean Antoine Claude Chaptal Bio
Jean Antoine Claude Chaptal was a French industrial chemist.

Jean Bapitiste Boussingault Bio
Jean Bapitiste Boussingault was a French chemist.

Jean Baptiste André Dumas Bio
Jean Baptiste André Dumas was a French chemist and pioneer of organic chemistry.

Jean Servais Stas Biography
Jean Servais Stas was a Belgian chemist.

Jean-Charles-Galinard de Marignac Bio
Jean-Charles-Galinard de Marignac was a Swiss chemist.

Jean-Marie Lehn Biography
Jean-Marie Lehn is a French chemist and Nobel laureate.

Jens Christian Skou Biography
Jens Christian Skou is a Danish biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Jeremias Benjamin Richter Biography
Jeremias Benjamin Richter was a German chemist.

Jerome Karle Bio
Jerome Karle is an American chemist, crystallographer and Nobel laureate.

Joel Henry Hildebrand Bio
Joel Henry Hildebrand was an American chemist and educator.

Johan August Arfwedson Biography
Johan August Arfwedson was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist.

Johan Gadolin Biography
Johan Gadolin was a Finnish chemist.

Johan Gottlieb Gahn Biography
Johan Gottlieb Gahn was a Swedish chemist.

Johann Deisenhofer Biography
Johann Deisenhofer is a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Johann Friedrich Miescher Biography
Johann Friedrich Miescher was a Swiss physician and biochemist.

Johann Josef Loschmidt Bio
Johann Josef Loschmidt was an Austrian chemist.

Johann Rudolf Glauber Biography
Johann Rudolf Glauber was a German alchemist and apothecary.

Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted Biography
Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted was a Danish physical chemist.

Johannes Wislicenus Bio
Johannes Wislicenus was a German chemist and pioneer of stereochemistry.

John Alexander Reina Newlands Bio
John Alexander Reina Newlands was a British chemist.

John Anthony Pople Biography
John Anthony Pople was an English theoretical chemist and Nobel laureate.

John C. Sheehan Biography
John C. Sheehan was an American organic chemist.

John Cornforth Biography
John Cornforth is an Australian chemist and Nobel laureate.

John Cowdery Kendrew Biography
John Cowdery Kendrew was a British biochemist and Nobel laureate.

John Frederic Daniell Biography
John Frederic Daniell was a British chemist and meteorologist.

John Howard Northrop Biography
John Howard Northrop was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

John Robert Vane Biography
John Robert Vane was a British chemist and Nobel laureate.

John Ulric Nef Biography
Nef was a Swiss-American chemist.

Jokichi Takamine Bio
Jokichi Takamine was a Japanese-American biochemist.

Joseph Priestley Bio
Joseph Priestley was an English theologian and natural philosopher.

Joseph-Achille Le Bel Bio
Joseph-Achille Le Bel was a French chemist.

Joseph-Louis Proust Biography
Joseph-Louis Proust was a French chemist.

Julius Thomsen Biography
Julius Thomsen was a Dutch physical chemist.

Jöns Jakob Berzelius Bio
Jöns Jakob Berzelius was a Swedish chemist.

Karl Auer von Welsbach Biography
Karl Auer von Welsbach was an Austrian chemist.

Karl Karlovich Klaus Biography
Karl Karlovich Klaus was a Russian chemist.

Karrer - Paul Karrer Bio
Paul Karrer was a Swiss chemist and Nobel laureate.

Kary Banks Mullis Biography
Kary Banks Mullis is an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Kendall - Edward Calvin Kendall Bio
Edward Calvin Kendall was an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Kenichi Fukui Biography
Kenichi Fukui was a Japanese chemist and Nobel laureate.

Keyes - Frederick George Keyes Bio
Frederick George Keyes was an American physical chemist.

Koichi Tanaka Bio
Koichi Tanaka is a Japanese engineer and Nobel laureate.

Konrad Emil Bloch Biography
Konrad Emil Bloch was an German-American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Kossel - Albrecht Kossel Bio
Albrecht Kossel was a German physician, chemist and Nobel laureate.

Kurt Wüthrich Biography
Kurt Wüthrich was a Swiss biochemist, physicist and Nobel laureate.

Lafayette Benedict Mendel Bio
Lafayette Benedict Mendel was an American biochemist.

Langmuir - Irving Langmuir (1881 - 1957)
Irving Langmuir is known for his work on thin film and surface chemistry. He was a prolific innovator for General Electric and produced over 60 patents for them.

Lars Onsager Biography
Lars Onsager was a Norwegian-American physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Lavoslav Stjepan Ruži?ka Biography
Lavoslav Stjepan Ruži?ka was a Swiss-Hungarian biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Lewis - Gilbert Newton Lewis (1875 - 1946)
Gilbert Lewis is known for his work in thermodynamics and covalent bonds.

Lewis Urry Biography
Lewis Urry was a Canadian chemical engineer.

Linus Carl Pauling Biography
Linus Carl Pauling was an American chemist and two time Nobel laureate.

Lise Meitner Biography
Lise Meitner was an Austrian-Swedish nuclear physicist.

Louis Pasteur Biography
Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbilogist.

Luis Ernesto Miramontes Biography
Luis Ernesto Miramontes was a Mexican chemist.

Luis Federico Leloir Biography
Luis Federico Leloir was an Argentine physician, biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Marcellin Berthelot Biography
Marcellin Berthelot was a French chemist.

Marcus - Rudolph Arthur Marcus Bio
Rudolph Arthur Marcus is a Canadian born American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Martin - Archer John Porter Martin Biography
Archer John Porter Martin was an English chemist and Nobel laureate.

Martin Heinrich Klaproth Biography
Martin Heinrich Klaproth was a German chemist.

Melvin Calvin Biography
Melvin Calvin was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Mendeleev - Dmitri Mendeleev (1834 - 1907)
Dmitri Mendeleev formulated a periodic table similar to the one we use today. Elements were grouped according to recurring trends in their properties.

Michel-Eugène Chevreul Biography
Michel-Eugène Chevreul was a French chemist.

Molina - Mario Molina Bio
Mario Molina is an Mexican-American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Moore - Stanford Moore Bio
Stanford Moore was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Moses Gomberg Biography
Moses Gomberg was a Russian-American chemist.

Nernst - Walther Hermann Nernst Bio
Walther Hermann Nernst was a Prussian physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Nicolas Leblanc Biography
Nicolas Leblanc was a French physician and chemist.

Nicolas-Louis Vauquelin Biography
Nicolas-Louis Vauquelin was a French chemist.

Niggli - Paul Niggli Bio
Paul Niggli was a Swiss mineralogist and pioneer of x-ray crystallography.

Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov Biography
Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov was a Russian chemist and Nobel laureate.

Nobel - Alfred Bernhard Nobel (1833 - 1896)
Chemist and inventor of dynamite. Creator of the Nobel Foundation.

Noddack - Walter Noddack Biography
Walter Noddack was a German chemist.

Osamu Shimomura Biography
Osamu Shimomura is a Japanese organic chemist and Nobel laureate.

Otto Heinrich Warburg Bio
Otto Heinrich Warburg was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Otto Meyerhof Biography
Otto Meyerhof was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Otto Wallach Biography
Otto Wallach was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.

Paracelsus Biography
Paracelsus was a German-Swiss Renaissance alchemist and doctor.

Paul Christian Lauterbur Biography
Paul Christian Lauterbur was an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Paul Delos Boyer Bio
Paul Delos Boyer is an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Paul Sabatier Biography
Paul Sabatier was a French chemist and Nobel laureate.

Paul Vieille Biography
Paul Vieille was a French chemist.

Paul Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran Bio
Lecoq de Boisbaudran was a French chemist.

Pauli - Wolfgang Pauli Bio
Wolfgang Pauli was an Austrian physicist and Nobel laureate.

Perkin - William Perkin Bio
William Perkin was an English chemist and pioneer of the aniline dye industry.

Peter Dennis Mitchell Biography
Peter Dennis Mitchell was a British chemist and Nobel laureate.

Peter Joseph William Debye Biography
Peter Debye was a Dutch American physical chemist and Nobel laureate.

Peter Waage Bio
Peter Waage was a Norwegian chemist.

Phoebus Levene Biography
Phoebus Levene was a Russian-American biochemist.

Pictures of Famous Chemists
These are images of famous chemists or other scientists who made significant contributions to the field of chemistry.

Pictures of Laureates for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
This is a collection of photographs of the winner for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Pictures of Women in Chemistry
See photos of women who made contributions to the field of chemistry.

Pierre-Joseph Pelletier Bio
Pierre-Joseph Pelletier was a French chemist.

Pierre-Louis Dulong Bio
Pierre-Louis Dulong was a French chemist and physicist.

Pimental - George Claude Pimentel Bio
George Claude Pimentel was an American chemist.

Prelog - Vladimir Prelog Bio
Vladimir Prelog was a Swiss-Croatian organic chemist and Nobel laureate.

Ray McIntire Biography
Ray McIntire was an American chemical engineer and inventor of Styrofoam.

Richard Errett Smalley Biography
Richard Errett Smalley was an American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Richard Kuhn Bio
Richard Kuhn was an Austrian-German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Richard R. Schrock Biography
Richard Royce Schrock is an American organic chemist and Nobel laureate.

Roald Hoffmann Bio
Roald Hoffmann is a Polish-American chemist and Nobel laureate.

Robert Bruce Merrifield Bio
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