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Heinrich Limpricht
German chemist

Heinrich Limpricht

Heinrich Limpricht
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Intro German chemist
A.K.A. Heinrich Franz Peter Limpricht
Was Chemist Professor Educator
From Germany
Field Academia Science
Gender male
Birth 21 April 1827, Eutin, Germany
Death 13 May 1909, Greifswald, Germany (aged 82 years)
Star sign Taurus
Heinrich Limpricht
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Heinrich Limpricht (21 April 1827 – 13 May 1909) was a German chemist. Limpricht was a pupil of Friedrich Wöhler; he worked on the chemistry of furans and pyrroles, discovering furan in 1870.

In 1852 he became lecturer and in 1855 extraordinary professor at the University of Göttingen. In 1860, he became ordinary professor at the Institute for Organic Chemistry at the University of Greifswald. His oldest daughter Marie (1856-1925) married in 1875 to Protestant theologian Julius Wellhausen.

Rudolph Fittig and Hans von Pechmann were two of Limpricht's notable pupils.

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