Siegmund Gabriel

Siegmund Gabriel (7 November 1851 – 22 March 1924) was a German chemist.

Siegmund Gabriel
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Siegmund Gabriel
Born(1851-11-07)7 November 1851
Died22 March 1924(1924-03-22) (aged 72)
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversity of Heidelberg
Known forGabriel Synthesis
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Berlin

Life and workEdit

Gabriel was born in Berlin and went to school in Berlin. After studying a few semesters at the University of Berlin, Gabriel studied at the University of Heidelberg and received his Ph.D. for work with Robert Wilhelm Bunsen 1874. He was professor at the University of Berlin till 1921. He discovered the Gabriel Synthesis with his partner James Dornbush in 1887 and reported what became the Robinson–Gabriel synthesis in 1910.

ReferencesEdit

  • James Colman (1926). "Siegmund Gabriel. A. Persönlicher Teil". Berichte der Deutschen Chemischen Gesellschaft. 59 (2): A7–A26. doi:10.1002/cber.19260590242.