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

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

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

Albrecht KosselAlbrecht Kossel
16 September 1853, German
Biochemist
Edward Calvin KendallEdward Calvin Kendall
08 March 1886, American
Biochemist

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
12 April 1884, German
Physician and Biochemist

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

Henrik DamHenrik Dam
21 February 1895, Danish
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

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk
30 October 1895, German, Polish
Biochemist, Physician, University teacher
Alexander OparinAlexander Oparin
02 March 1894, Russian
biologist, biochemist, chemist

Phoebus LevenePhoebus Levene
25 February 1869, American, Russian
Biochemist

Lawrence Joseph HendersonLawrence Joseph Henderson
03 June 1878, American
Physiologist

Anselme PayenAnselme Payen
06 January 1795, French
Chemist
Florence B. SeibertFlorence B. Seibert
06 October 1897, American
Biochemist

John Jacob AbelJohn Jacob Abel
19 May 1857, American
Biochemist
Per Teodor ClevePer Teodor Cleve
10 February 1840, Swedish
Chemist

Dorothy Maud WrinchDorothy Maud Wrinch
12 September 1894, Argentinian
Mathematician

Adolf WindausAdolf Windaus
25 December 1876, German
Chemist
Muriel Wheldale OnslowMuriel Wheldale Onslow
31 March 1880, British
Biochemist