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Famous Chemists - Last Names Starting with B

Scientists who Made Important Chemistry Discoveries


Robert Boyle (1627-1691)

Robert Boyle (1627-1691)

Johann Kerseboom (c. 1689)
This is an alphabetical list of famous chemists and other scientists who made important contributions to the field of chemistry.

Index of Famous Chemists

Leo Baekeland (1863–1944), Belgian-American chemist

Adolf von Baeyer (1835–1917), German chemist, 1905 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Ruth Erica (Leroi) Benesch (1925-2000) French-American biochemist

Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom (1854–1907), Dutch chemist

Antoine Jérôme Balard (1802-1876) French chemist, discoverer of bromine

Neil Bartlett (born 1932), English/Canadian/American chemist

Sir Derek Barton (1918–1998), winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Antoine Baum (1728–1804), French chemist

Karl Bayer (1847–1904), Austrian chemist

Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838–1906), German-Russian chemist, created Beilstein database

Irina Beletskaya (born 1933), Russian organometallic chemist

Francesco Bellini (1947– ), organic chemist

Paul Berg (1926- ), American biochemist, 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Friedrich Bergius (1884–1949), 1931 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Sune K. Bergström (1916-2004) Swedish biochemist, winner 1982 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Tobern Olof Bergman (1735-1784) Swedish chemist

Marcellin Berthelot (1827–1907), French chemist

Claude Louis Berthollet (1748–1822), French chemist

Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1779–1848), Swedish chemist

Johannes Martin Bijvoet (1892–1980), Dutch chemist and crystallographer

Joseph Black (1728–1799), Scottish chemist

Konrad Emil Bloch (1912-2000), German-American biochemist, winner of 1964 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Dale L. Boger (born 1953), American organic and medicinal chemist

Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1838–1912), French chemist

Jan Boldingh (1915–2003), Dutch chemist

Bertram Borden Boltwood (1870-1927), American physical chemist

Alexander Borodin (1833–1887), Russian chemist

Hans-Joachim Born, German radiochemist

Carl Bosch (1872–1940), German chemist

Jean Bapitiste Boussingault (1802-1887) French chemist

Paul Delos Boyer (1918- ), 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Robert Boyle (1627–1691), Irish-born chemist. 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.

Henri Braconnot (1780–1855), French chemist and pharmacist

Georg Brandt (1694-1768) Swedish chemist, discovered cobalt

Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted (1879–1947), Danish chemist

Herbert C. Brown (1912–2004), 1979 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Eduard Buchner (1860–1917), German biochemist, 1907 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Robert Wilhelm Bunsen (1811–1899), German inventor and chemist

Adolf Butenandt (1903–1995), German biochemist, winner of 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Aleksandr Butlerov (1828–1886), Russian chemist

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