HANS FISCHER (1881–1945)

  title={HANS FISCHER (1881–1945)},
  author={Alan J. Stern},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • A. J. Stern
  • Published 1 October 1973
  • Chemistry
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Born on July 27, 1881 in Hoechst am Main, the center of important chemical industries, where his father held a leading industrial position, nobody could have foreseen that Hans Fischer was to become one of the greatest organic chemists. In 1904, he took his doctorate (Ph.D.) a t the University of Marburg under Theodore Zincke, and shortly afterwards he was engaged as an assistant to Emil Fischer in Berlin. His initial interest in pyrrole pigments was stimulated by Friederich von Mueller who… 
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