Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Biochemists, including Louis Pasteur, Friedrich Miescher, Yellapragada Subbarow, Gerhard Domagk and Gerty Cori.
Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
27 December 1822, French
Chemist and Microbiologist
Gerty CoriGerty Cori
15 August 1896, American
Biochemist

Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
22 July 1888, Ukrainian
Discoverer of Streptomycin

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
20 June 1861, British
English biochemist

Albrecht KosselAlbrecht Kossel
16 September 1853, German
Biochemist

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
12 April 1884, German
Physician and Biochemist
Edward Calvin KendallEdward Calvin Kendall
08 March 1886, American
Biochemist

Heinrich Otto WielandHeinrich Otto Wieland
04 June 1877, German
Father of Biochemistry

Henrik DamHenrik Dam
21 February 1895, Danish
Biochemist

John James Rickard MacleodJohn James Rickard Macleod
06 September 1876, British, Scottish
Biochemist & Physiologist
Arthur Harden Arthur Harden
12 October 1865, British
Biochemist

Lafayette MendelLafayette Mendel
05 February 1872, American
Biochemist
Charles BestCharles Best
27 February 1899, Canadian, American
Co-discoverer of Insulin

Yellapragada SubbarowYellapragada Subbarow
12 January 1895, Indian
Biochemist

Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
13 August 1844, Swiss
Biologist, Biochemist, University teacher
Alexander OparinAlexander Oparin
02 March 1894, Russian
biologist, biochemist, chemist

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk
30 October 1895, German, Polish
Biochemist, Physician, University teacher
Maud MentenMaud Menten
20 March 1879, Canadian
Chemist, Physician, Biochemist