Authorised form of nameKolbe; Adolph Wilhelm Hermann (1818 - 1884)
Other forms of nameAdolf Wilhelm Hermann
Adolph Guillaume Herman
Dates1818 - 1884
Place of birthElliehausen, near Gottingen, Germany
Date of birth27 September 1818
Place of deathLeipzig, Germany
Date of death25 November 1884
Research fieldChemistry
Assistant to Bunsen at Marburg (1842); Assistant to Lyon Playfair (FRS 1848), London; took over Bunsen's post, Marburg (1852); Professor of Chemistry, Leipzig (1865); editor , 'Journal fur praktische Chemie'
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election13/12/1877
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1884
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
First altname from DSB, second from Boase
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6522
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1877/23Kolbe, Adolph Wilhelm Hermann: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/10/93Letter from Edward Frankland, Royal College of Chemistry, to HE Armstrong12 January 1869
MM/10/92Letter from Edward Frankland, Royal College of Chemistry, to HE Armstrong20 April 1868
MC/11/207Letter from Dr Hermann Kolbe, Leipzig, to the Royal Society, London3 May 1878
MS/427/398Copy letter from the Royal Society; to the German Ambassador5 December 1884
MS/427/391Note of a letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Henry Ponsonby6 November 1884
MS/427/392Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Hon. [Charles]. W. Fremantle7 November 1884
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
PP/6/21Paper, 'Contributions towards the solution of the chemical constitution of isatin [tribulin]' by H [Hermann] Kolbe1885
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