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Authorised form of nameHofmann; August Wilhelm von (1818 - 1892)
Other forms of nameVon Hofman, August Wilhelm
SurnameHofmann
ForenamesAugust Wilhelm von
Dates1818 - 1892
Dates and placesBirth:
Giessen, Germany (08 April 1818)
Death:
Berlin, Germany (02 or 05 May 1892)
ActivityResearch Field:
Organic chemistry
Education:
Doctor of Philosophy
Career:
Professor, Royal College of Chemistry, London.
Memberships:
FCS;
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1851
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1854; Copley Medal 1875
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
Sir Patrick Linstead, 'The Prince Consort, FRS, and the Founding of the Imperial College' in NR 1962 vol 17 pp 15-31
Notes:
DSB gives death date as 02 May 1892
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/56726163
Royal Society codeNA1801
Archives associated with this Fellow
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IM/002166Hofmann, Augustus Wilhelmnd
AP/36/21Contributions to the history of Aniline, Azobenzole, Benzidrine1855
IM/002168Hofmann, Augustus Wilhelmnd
EC/1851/09Hofmann, August Wilhelm von: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/39/29Contribution towards the History of Thialdine27 May 1857
AP/38/31On some compounds of Ethylene 1856
AP/39/28On a New Mode of Forming Triethylamine21 May 1857
AP/40/18Notes of researches on the Poly - Ammonium Bases1858
IM/Maull/002165Hofmann, Augustus Wilhelmnd
AP/39/30On the Action of Sulphuric Acid upon Anisic and Salicylic AcidsJune 1857
MM/14/26'Report of the Commission appointed to consider the subject of lighting picture galleries by gas' 20 July 1859
AP/38/8Note on a new Class of Alcohols1856
AP/39/31On the Separation of Iodine, Bromine, and Chlorine, and the Comparative Degree of Affinity of These Elements for Silver; with Some Analyses of their Combinations with That Metal Occurring in Chili1857
AP/38/2On insolinic acid1855
AP/39/33Contributions towards the History of the Phosphorus, Arsenic, and Antimony Bases 1857
AP/36/6On the action of sulphuric acid on the nitrites etc1855
MS/743/1/24Testimonial by Augustus Wilhelm von Hofmann, Royal College of Chemistry, on behalf of John Hall Gladstone15 July 1857 [?]
AP/38/5On some of the Metamorphoses of the Napthalamine 1856
AP/38/10On the Bromide of Titanium 1856
RR/3/9Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the constitution and properties of ozone' by Thomas Andrews8 October 1855
RR/3/280Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On some of the products of the destructive distillation of boghead coal' by Charles Greville Williams1 June 1857
RR/3/91Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the action of ammonia on glyoxal' by Heinrich Debus6 July 1858
RR/3/142Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Note on a new class of alcohols' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann and Auguste Cahours17 September 1857
RR/3/107Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'Researches on organo-metallic bodies' by Edward Frankland9 April 1855
RR/3/31Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the action of sulphuric acid upon the amides and nitriles' by George Bowdler Buckton and August Wilhelm von Hofmann3 July 1856
RR/2/103Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches into the molecular constitution of the organic bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann15 April 1851
RR/2/69Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On a new series of organic bodies containing metals' by Edward Frankland20 July 1852
RR/2/87Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the frequent occurrence of indigo in human urine, and on its chemical and physiological relations' by Arthur Hill Hassall14 November 1853
RR/2/104Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'Researches into the molecular constitution of the organic bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann16 April 1851
RR/3/140Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'Researches on the phosphorus-bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann and Auguste Cahours7 July 1857
RR/3/137Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On insolinic acid' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann7 February 1856
RR/3/141Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'Note on a new class of alcohols' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann and Auguste Cahours15 July 1857
RR/3/276Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On some new ethyl-compounds containing the alkalimetals' by James Alfred Wanklyn10 August 1858
RR/3/288Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On some of the products of the destructive distillation of boghead coal - Part II' by Charles Greville Williams22 February 1858
RR/5/87Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On a new series of bodies in which nitrogen substituted for hydrogen' by John Peter Griess1864
RR/4/65Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the resin of ficus rubiginosa, and a new homologue of benzylic alcohol' by Warren De La Rue and Hugo Müller25 February 1860
RR/4/134Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Contributions to the history of the phosphorus-bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann29 October 1860
RR/4/237Referee's report by August Willhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the synthesis of succinic and pyrotartaric acids' by Maxwell Simpson3 May 1861
RR/3/30Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'Researches on the action of sulphuric acid upon the amides and nitriles, together with remarks upon the conjugate sulpho-acids' by George Bowdler Buckton and August Wilhelm von Hofmann2 July 1856
RR/2/88Letter from William Sharpey, August Wilhelm von Hofmann and John Stenhouse, regarding experiments in a paper 'On the frequent occurrence of indigo in human urine, and on its chemical and physiological relations' by Arthur Hill Hassall16 October 1854
RR/3/65Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On chemical affinity, and the solubility of the sulphate of baryta in acid liquors' by Frederick Crace Calvert22 April 1856
RR/3/32Letter from August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the isolation of mercuric ethyl' by George Bowdler Buckton18 January 1858
RR/3/138Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On insolinic acid' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann16 July 1856
RR/3/139Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the phosphorus-bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann and Auguste Cahours30 June 1857
MS/427/405Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. Wharton Jones12 January 1885
MS/426/451Note of a letter from [the Secretaries of] the Royal Society; to various individuals20 June 1851
IM/002167Hofmann, Augustus Wilhelmnd
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