|A.K.A.||Hieronymus Theodor Richter|
|Was||Chemist Professor Educator Metallurgist|
|Type||Academia Engineering Science|
|Birth||21 November 1824, Dresden, Germany|
|Death||25 September 1898, Freiberg, Germany (aged 73 years)|
Hieronymus Theodor Richter (21 November 1824 – 25 September 1898) was a German chemist.
He was born in Dresden. In 1863, while working at the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, he co-discovered indium with Ferdinand Reich. He was also a member of the student fraternity "Corps Saxo-Borussia Freiberg". In 1875, he became the director of the Mining Academy in Freiberg.
He died September 25, 1898, in Freiberg, Saxony, at the age of 73.