| Rudolph Fittig|
University of Jena
| 27 September 1857
Neustadt an der Weinstrase, Rhine Province, Prussia (1857-09-27) |
University of Strasbourg
Wolff-Kishner reduction, Wolff rearrangement
November 9, 1968, Mannheim, Germany
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Invasion of Poland, Battle of the Netherlands, Battle of France, Battle of Dunkirk, Siege of Sevastopol
Ludwig Wolff Wikipedia
Ludwig Wolff (27 September 1857 – 24 February 1919), born in Neustadt in Palatinate, was a German chemist.
He studied chemistry at the University of Strasbourg, where he received his Ph.D. from Rudolph Fittig in 1882. He became Professor of analytical chemistry at the University of Jena in 1891 and held this position till his death in 1919. In 1911 he published a new reaction now known as the Wolff-Kishner reduction. His name is also associated with the chemical reaction known as the Wolff rearrangement (1912).