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Scientists who Made Important Chemistry Discoveries

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Arrhenius is a famous chemist who helped found the field of physical chemistry.

Arrhenius is a famous chemist who helped found the field of physical chemistry.

This is an alphabetical list of famous chemists and other scientists who made important contributions to the field of chemistry.

Index of Famous Chemists

Frederick Abel, (1827–1902), English chemist

Philip Hauge Abelson (1913-2004) American chemist, co-discoverer of neptunium

Emil Abderhalden, (1877–1950), Swiss chemist

Richard Abegg, (1869–1910), German chemist

William de Wiveleslie Abney (1843-1920) English chemist, astronomer and photographer

Franz Karl Achard (1753-1821) German chemist

Edward Goodrich Acheson (1856-1931), American chemist, carborundum

Peter Agre, (1949-), American chemist and physician, 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Arthur Aikin, (1773–1855), English chemist and mineralogist

Adrien Albert, (1907–1989), Australian chemist

Kurt Alder, (1902–1958), German chemist, 1950 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Sidney Altman, (1939-), 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Christian B. Anfinsen, (1916–1995), American biochemist, winner of 1972 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Johan August Arfwedson, (1792-1841), Swedish chemist, discovered lithium

Anton Eduard van Arkel, (1893–1976), famous Dutch chemist

Svante Arrhenius, (1859–1927), Swedish chemist and physicist

Francis William Aston. (1877–1945), 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Amedeo Avogadro, (1776–1856), Italian physicist

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