Richard Willstätter, 1872 - 1942

  title={Richard Willst{\"a}tter, 1872 - 1942},
  author={Robert Robinson},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={609 - 634}
  • R. Robinson
  • Published 1 November 1953
  • Chemistry
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Structural organic chemistry is about one hundred years old and Richard Willstätter’s scientific life began after the first forty years of this period. After Kekule came von Baeyer and, partly in parallel, Victor Meyer and Emil Fischer; then our own Perkin, and Willstätter. We must recognize Fischer as a very great pioneer, a man whose contribution to biochemistry is seen every day to have enhanced value and one who made stereo chemistry into a powerful tool for research. Perkin was the… 
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