Friedrich Wöhler

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Friedrich Wöhler
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Friedrich Wöhler c. 1856
Born 31 Julie 1800(1800-07-31)
Eschersheim, Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel, Haly Roman Empire
Died 23 September 1882(1882-09-23) (aged 82)
Göttingen, German Empire
Naitionality German
Kent for Wöhler seenthesis o urea
Awairds Copley Medal (1872)
Scientific career
Fields Organic chemistry
Biochemistry
Institutions Polytechnic Schuil in Berlin
Polytechnic Schuil at Kassel
Varsity o Göttingen
Doctoral advisor Leopold Gmelin
Jöns Jakob Berzelius
Doctoral students Heinrich Limpricht
Rudolph Fittig
Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe
Georg Ludwig Carius
Albert Niemann
Vojtěch Šafařík
Carl Schmidt
Theodor Zincke
Ither notable students Augustus Voelcker[1]
Wilhelm Kühne

Friedrich Wöhler (31 Julie 1800 – 23 September 1882) wis a German chemist, best kent for his seenthesis o urea, but an aa the first tae isolate several chemical elements.

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  1. Goddard, Nicholas (2004). "Voelcker, (John Christopher) Augustus (1822–1884)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/28345.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.) The first edition of this text is available as an article on Wikisource:  "Voelcker, John Christopher Augustus". Dictionary o Naitional Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.