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List of famous male chemists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male chemists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being chemists. There are thousand of males working as chemists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic chemists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a chemist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Alexander Nikolayevich Lebedev, William Hyde Wollaston and many additional people as well.

While this isn't a list of all male chemists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male chemists?" and "Who are the best male chemists?"
Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Chemists
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Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book PhilosophiƦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, first published in 1687, laid the foundations for ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1643-1727)

Birthplace: Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, United Kingdom

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Chemist, Scientist, Philosopher, + more

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Louis Pasteur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Chemists
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Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of diseases, and his discoveries have saved countless lives ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1822-1895)

Birthplace: Dole, France

Profession: Microbiologist, Chemist, Scientist, Physician

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#43 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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George Washington Carver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Chemists
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George Washington Carver, was an American botanist and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he was born into slavery in Missouri, either in 1861, or January 1864. Carver's reputation is based on his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, ...more

Birthplace: Diamond, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Chemist, Inventor, Scientist, Botanist

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Michael Faraday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Chemists
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Michael Faraday FRS was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis. Although Faraday received little formal education, he was one of the most influential ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1791-1867)

Birthplace: Newington Butts, United Kingdom

Profession: Physicist, Chemist, Scientist, Philosopher

Credits: Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

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#38 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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