Julius Lothar Meyer

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Birthday
19, 1830
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 11, 1895 (64)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1830
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 11, 1895 (64)

About

German chemist who was known for competing with Dmitri Mendeleev to draw up the first periodic table of chemical elements.

Before Fame

He studied medicine at Zurich University in 1851 and went on to study at the University of Wurzburg.

Trivia

He was the first Professor of Chemistry at the University of Tubingen in 1876.

Family Life

He was born to physician Friedrich August Meyer and Anna Biermann.

Associated With

His teacher of pathology at Zurich University was Rudolf Virchow.