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List of Famous Pharmacists

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List of famous pharmacists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top pharmacists in the world? This includes the most prominent pharmacists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable pharmacists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic pharmacists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned pharmacists.

List includes John Pemberton, Georg Trakl and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known pharmacists to the lesser known pharmacists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the pharmacist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous pharmacists ever?" and "What are the names of famous pharmacists?" then you're in the right place. (163 items)
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    John Pemberton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    John Stith Pemberton was an American pharmacist, and is best known for being the inventor of Coca-Cola. more

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    • Age: Died at 57 (1831-1888)
    • Birthplace: Knoxville, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Pharmacist, Chemist, Inventor
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    Hubert Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th Vice President of the United States under President Lyndon B. Johnson, from 1965 to 1969. Humphrey twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the nominee of the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1911-1978)
    • Birthplace: Wallace, South Dakota, USA
    • Profession: Pharmacist, Politician, Instructor, Teacher
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    George F. Archambault

    George F. Archambault is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    George F. Archambault, Ph.G., Ph.C., J.D. was the first pharmacy liaison officer for the United States Public Health Service and considered the “father of consultant pharmacy”. On April 22, 1999, for his 90th birthday party, Deputy Surgeon General Kenneth P. Moritsugu proclaimed Archambault a “living ...more

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    • Age: Died at 92 (1909-2001)
    • Birthplace: United States of America
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    David Herold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    David Edgar Herold was an accomplice of John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. After the shooting, Herold accompanied Booth to the home of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who set Booth’s injured leg. The two men then continued their escape through Maryland and into Virginia, and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 23 (1842-1865)
    • Birthplace: Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Pharmacist
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    Wilbur Scoville

    Wilbur Scoville is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    Wilbur Lincoln Scoville was an American pharmacist best known for his creation of the "Scoville Organoleptic Test", now standardized as the Scoville scale. He devised the test and scale in 1912 while working at the Parke-Davis pharmaceutical company to measure piquancy, or "hotness", of various chile ...more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1865-1942)
    • Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
    • Profession: Chemist
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    Georg Trakl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    Georg Trakl was an Austrian poet and brother of the pianist Grete Trakl. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists. more

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    • Age: Died at 27 (1887-1914)
    • Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
    • Profession: Pharmacist, Poet, Writer
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    Caleb Bradham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    Caleb Davis Bradham was an American pharmacist and is best known for being the inventor of Pepsi. more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1867-1934)
    • Birthplace: Chinquapin, North Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Pharmacist
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    Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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    Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī, was a Persian polymath, physician, alchemist and chemist, philosopher and important figure in the history of medicine. A comprehensive thinker, Razi made fundamental and enduring contributions to various fields of science, which he recorded in over 200 manuscripts, and is ...more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (854-925)
    • Birthplace: Ray, Tehran, Iran
    • Profession: Pharmacist, Chemist, Ulama, Polymath, Scientist, + more
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