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Famous Chemists - Last Names Starting with C

Scientists who Made Important Chemistry Discoveries


Marie Curie

Marie Curie

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

Index of Famous Chemists

Melvin Calvin (1911–1997), American biochemist, winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Georg Ludwig Carius (1829–1875), German chemist

Heinrich Caro (1834–1910), German chemist

Wallace Carothers (1896–1937), American chemist

George Washington Carver (1864-1943) American chemist and inventor

Henry Cavendish (1731–1810), British scientist

Thomas Cech (1947- ), American biochemist, winner of 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Ernst Boris Chain (1906-1979) German-English biochemist, winner of 1945 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Martin Chalfie (born 1947), 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Alexandre-Emile Béguyer de Chancourtois (1820-1886) French geologist, periodic table

Jean Antoine Claude Chaptal (1756-1832) French industrial chemist

Yves Chauvin (1930- ), winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Michel-Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889) French chemist, chemistry of fats

Aaron Ciechanover (born 1947), 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Georges Claude (1870-1960) French chemist, inventor of neon light

Per Teodor Cleve (1840-1905) Swedish chemist

Ernst Cohen (1869–1944), Dutch chemist

Stanley Cohen (1922- ) American biochemist, winner of 1986 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Edwin Joseph Cohn (1892-1953) American biochemist

Elias James Corey (1928- ), American organic chemist, winner of 1990 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Robert Corey (1897–1971), famous American biochemist

Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984), Austrian-American biochemist, 1947 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Gerty Theresa Cori, (1896-1957) American biochemist, 1947 Nobel Prize in Medicine

John Cornforth (1917- ), Australian chemist, 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Archibald Scott Couper (1831-1892), Scottish chemist

Bernard Courtois (1777-1838) French chemist, discoverer of iodine

James Crafts (1839–1917), American chemist, known for the Friedel-Crafts reaction

Donald James Cram (1919–2001), American chemist, winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Axel Fredrik Cronstedt (1722-1765) Swedish chemist and mineralogist, discovered nickel

William Crookes (1832 - 1919) English chemist, discoverer of thallium.

Paul J. Crutzen (1933- ), Dutch chemist, winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Marie Curie (1867–1934), French radiation scientist, 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics, 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Pierre Curie (1859–1906), 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics

Robert F. Curl, Jr. (1933- ), winner of 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Theodor Curtius (1857–1928), German chemist

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