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Authorised form of nameBaeyer; Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von (1835 - 1917)
Other forms of nameBaeyer, Adolf Johann Friedrich Wilhelm von
SurnameBaeyer
ForenamesJohann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von
Dates1835 - 1917
NationalityGerman
Dates and placesBirth:
Berlin, Germany (31 October 1835)
Death:
Starnberg, Oberbayern, Germany (20 August 1917)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
Pupil of Bunsen (For Mem RS 1858) and Kekule (For Mem RS 1875)
Career:
Professor of Chemistry, Strasbourg (1871); Professor of Chemistry, Munich (1875)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
10/12/1885
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1881; Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1905
RelationshipsSon of Johann Jacob von Baeyer, chief of the Berlin Geodetical Institute; first person to prepare indigo synthetically
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Royal Society codeNA6255
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/373/1/16Letter from Adolf Baeyer, Munich, to [Thomas Edward Thorpe]28 May 1890
NLB/54/746Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons10 September 1917
NLB/54/851Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Perkin, FRS19 October 1917
EC/1885/18Baeyer, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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