August Wilhelm von Hofmann
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August Wilhelm von Hofmann

German chemist

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August Wilhelm von Hofmann was a German chemist who made considerable contributions to organic chemistry. His research on aniline helped lay the basis of the aniline-dye industry, and his research on coal tar laid the groundwork for his student Charles Mansfield's practical methods for extracting benzene and toluene and converting them into nitro compounds and amines. Hofmann's discoveries include formaldehyde, hydrazobenzene, the isonitriles, and allyl alcohol. He prepared three ethylamines and tetraethylammonium compounds and established their structural relationship to ammonia.

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University of Giessen
University of Giessen

German public university

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University of Bonn
University of Bonn

Public research university located in Bonn, Germany

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Frederick William University

University in Berlin, Germany; today Humboldt University

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Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university located in Berlin, Germany

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Imperial College London
Imperial College London

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University of Göttingen
University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

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Chemistry