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Emil Knoevenagel

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Nationality  German
Doctoral advisor  Viktor Meyer
Residence  Germany
Role  Chemist
Name  Emil Knoevenagel

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Born  June 18, 1865 Hannover, Germany (1865-06-18)
Known for  Knoevenagel condensation
Died  August 11, 1921, Berlin, Germany

Heinrich Emil Albert Knoevenagel (18 June 1865 – 11 August 1921) was the German chemist who established the Knoevenagel condensation reaction. The Knoevenagel condensation reaction of benzaldehydes with nitroalkanes is a classic general method for the preparation of nitroalkenes, which are very valuable synthetic intermediates.

Works

  • Praktikum des anorganischen Chemikers : Einführung in die anorganische Chemie auf experimenteller Grundlage . Veit, Leipzig 2nd ed. 1909 Digital edition by the University and State Library Düsseldorf
  • References

    Emil Knoevenagel Wikipedia


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