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List of notable or famous chemists from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top chemists born in Spain and even some popular chemists who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish chemists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These chemists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known chemist from Spain is included when available.

List below includes Severo Ochoa, Fausto Elhuyar and more people.

This historic chemists from Spain list can help answer the questions "Who are some Spanish chemists of note?" and "Who are the most famous chemists from Spain?" These prominent chemists of Spain may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Spanish chemists.

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Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Chemists from Spain
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Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba is a Spanish politician who was General Secretary of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party from 2012 to 2014. He served in the government of Spain as Minister of Education from 1992 to 1993 and as Minister of the Interior from 2006 to 2011; in addition, he was First Deputy Prime Minister from 2010 to 2011. He holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the Complutense University of Madrid. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Cantabria, Spain

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Andrés Manuel del Río is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Chemists from Spain
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Andrés Manuel del Río Fernández was a Spanish–Mexican scientist and naturalist who discovered compounds of vanadium in 1801. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 85 (1764-1849)

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

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Antonio M. Echavarren Pablos is a Spanish chemist who has contributed to the recent advances in gold and palladium chemistry. He obtained his PhD at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in 1982. Since 1992 he is a full professor at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he heads the Research Group on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis. Since 2004 he is working as Group Leader at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia. In 2004 Echavarren was awarded the Prize in Organic Chemistry by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. He was the Liebig Lecturer at the German Chemical Society in 2006. He is a member of the Editorial Board of ChemCatChem since 2009 and a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Bilbao, Spain

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Fausto Elhuyar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Chemists from Spain
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Fausto de Elhuyar was a Spanish chemist, and the joint discoverer of tungsten with his brother Juan José Elhuyar in 1783. He was in charge, under a King of Spain commission, of organizing the School of Mines in México City and so was responsible of building an architectural jewel known as "Palacio de Minería". Elhuyar abandoned Mexico after the Mexican War of Independence, when most of the Spanish residents in Mexico were expelled. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 78 (1755-1833)

Birthplace: Logroño, Spain

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