Authorised form of nameKolbe; Adolph Wilhelm Hermann (1818 - 1884)
Other forms of nameKolbe, Adolf Wilhelm Hermann; Kolbe, Adolph Guillaume Herman
ForenamesAdolph Wilhelm Hermann
Dates1818 - 1884
Dates and placesBirth:
Elliehausen, near Gottingen, Germany (27 September 1818)
Leipzig, Germany (25 November 1884)
ActivityResearch Field:
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'
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
Davy Medal 1884
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
First altname from DSB, second from Boase
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
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
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