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Famous Chemists - Last Names Starting with D

Scientists who Made Important Chemistry Discoveries


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

Index of Famous Chemists

John Dalton (1766–1844), English chemists & physicist, proponent of atomic theory

Carl Peter Henrik Dam (1895–1976), Danish biochemist, winner of the 1943 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

John Frederick Daniell (1790-1845), British chemist and meteorologist

Samuel J. Danishefsky (born 1936), American organic chemist

Raymond Davis, Jr. (1914–2006), American physical chemist

Sir Humphry Davy (1778–1829), British chemist & physicist, discovered several alkali and alkaline earth metals, investigated element properties

André-Louis Debierne (1874-1949) French chemist

Peter Debye (1884–1966) Dutch-American chemist, 1936 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Johann Deisenhofer (born 1943), 1988 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Andrés Manuel Del Rio (1764-1849) Spanish mineralogist, discovered vanadium

Sir James Dewar (1842–1923), Scottish physicist and chemist

François Diederich (born 1952), Luxembourg chemist

Fausto D'Elhuyar (1755-1833) Spanish mineralogist and chemist, co-discoverer of tungsten

Juan José D'Elhuyar (1754 - 1796) Spanish mineralogist and chemist, co-discoverer of tungsten

Otto Paul Hermann Diels (1876-1954) German chemist, winner of 1950 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Edward A. Doisy (1893-1986) American biochemist, winner of the 1943 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Davorin Dolar (1921-2005), famous chemist

Emmanuel Dongala, Congolese chemist

David Adriaan van Dorp (1915–1995), Dutch chemist

Herbert Henry Dow (1866-1930) Canadian-American chemist, founder Dow Chemical Company

Cornelius Drebbel (1572–1633), Dutch inventor, alchemist and chemist

Pierre-Louis Dulong (1785-1838) French chemist and physicist

Jean Baptiste Dumas (1800–1884), French chemist

Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) French chemist and industrialist, founder of DuPont Corporation.

Christian René de Duve (1917- ) Belgian biochemist and cytologist, winner of 1974 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Vincent du Vigneaud (1901–1978), 1955 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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