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Relating to public figures or personalities, celebrities or otherwise, who have made significant progress in their particular professional field, or who have helped or influenced wider society to an outstanding degree.

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Martin Heinrich Klaproth

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Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1 December 1743 – 1 January 1817) was a German chemist.Klaproth was born in Wernigerode. During a large portion of his life he followed the profession of ...

Ludwig Knorr

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Ludwig Knorr (December 2, 1859 – June 4, 1921) was a German chemist. Together with Carl Paal, he discovered the Paal-Knorr synthesis, and the Knorr quinoline synthesis and Knorr ...

Robert Koch

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Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch was a German physician. He became famous for isolating Bacillus anthracis (1877), the Tuberculosis bacillus (1882) and Vibrio cholerae (1883) and for ...

Arthur Korn

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Arthur Korn (May 20, 1870, Breslau, Germany – December 21/December 22, 1945, Jersey City, New Jersey) was a German-born physicist, mathematician and inventor. He was involved in ...

Julius H. Kroehl

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Julius Hermann Kröhl (in English his name is written Kroehl) was a German-born American inventor and engineer. He invented and built the first submarine able to dive and resurface ...

Alfred Krupp

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Alfred Krupp (born Alfried Felix Alwyn Krupp), son of Friedrich Carl, was born in Essen in 1812. His father's death forced him to leave school at the age of fourteen and take on ...

Nikolay Dubinin

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Nikolay Dubinin studied the genetic basis of the human individuality in different populations. Studied variability and heritability of neuro, and psychodynamic parameters.