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Authorised form of nameBaeyer; Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von (1835 - 1917)
Other forms of nameAdolf Johann Friedrich Wilhelm von
Dates1835 - 1917
NationalityGerman
Place of birthBerlin, Germany
Date of birth31 October 1835
Place of deathStarnberg, Oberbayern, Germany
Date of death20/08/1917
Research fieldChemistry
ActivityEducation:
Pupil of Bunsen (For Mem RS 1858) and Kekule (For Mem RS 1875)
Career:
Professor of Chemistry, Strasbourg (1871); Professor of Chemistry, Munich (1875)
Medals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1905
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election10/12/1885
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1881
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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