Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
#2151 Overall Influence

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff

Dutch physical and organic chemist

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Jacobus Henricus "Henry" van 't Hoff Jr. was a Dutch physical chemist. A highly influential theoretical chemist of his time, Van 't Hoff was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. His pioneering work helped found the modern theory of chemical affinity, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, and chemical thermodynamics. In his 1874 pamphlet Van 't Hoff formulated the theory of the tetrahedral carbon atom and laid the foundations of stereochemistry. In 1875, he predicted the correct structures of allenes and cumulenes as well as their axial chirality. He is also widely considered one of the founders of physical chemistry as the discipline is known today.

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Delft University of Technology
Delft University of Technology

Dutch 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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Utrecht University
Utrecht University

University in the Netherlands

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Leiden University
Leiden University

University in Leiden, Netherlands

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University of Amsterdam
University of Amsterdam

University in Amsterdam

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#27 World Rank
Chemistry
#737 World Rank
Physics
#2007 World Rank
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