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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.

This list of famous people of pharmacy 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. 

John Pemberton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
John Pemberton John Stith Pemberton was an American pharmacist, and is best known for being the inventor of Coca-Cola.

Hubert Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Hubert Humphrey 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 ...more

George F. Archambault is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
George F. Archambault 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, ...more

David Herold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
David Herold 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, ...more

Wilbur Scoville is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Wilbur Scoville 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 ...more

Georg Trakl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Georg Trakl Georg Trakl was an Austrian poet and brother of the pianist Grete Trakl. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists.

Caleb Bradham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Caleb Bradham Caleb Davis Bradham was an American pharmacist and is best known for being the inventor of Pepsi.

Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi 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 ...more

Margaret Somerville is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Margaret Somerville Margaret Anne Ganley Somerville, AM, FRSC is the Samuel Gale Professor of Law at McGill University, as well as professor in the university's faculty of medicine and the founding director of the ...more

Vanessa Grazziotin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Vanessa Grazziotin Vanessa Grazziotin Bezerra is a Brazilian politician from the Communist Party of Brazil. Although born in Videira, Santa Catarina, Grazziotin based her political career in the state of Amazonas. ...more

Charles Stross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Charles Stross Charles David George "Charlie" Stross is a British writer of science fiction, Lovecraftian horror and fantasy. Stross specialises in hard science fiction and space opera. His ...more

George Ryan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
George Ryan George Homer Ryan, Sr. was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1999 until 2003. He was a member of the Republican Party. Ryan received national attention for his 1999 moratorium ...more

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José do Patrocínio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
José do Patrocínio José Carlos do Patrocínio was a Brazilian writer, journalist, activist, orator and pharmacist and among the most well-known proponents of the abolition of slavery. He founded and ...more

Ibn al-Baitar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Ibn al-Baitar Ibn al-Bayṭār al-Mālaqī, Ḍiyāʾ Al-Dīn Abū Muḥammad ʿAbdllāh Ibn Aḥmad was a pharmacist, botanist, physician and scientist. His main contribution was to systematically record the additions made ...more

Peter Mark Richman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Peter Mark Richman Peter Mark Richman is an American actor who has starred in films and on television, who was for many years credited as Mark Richman. Born Marvin Jack Richman in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to ...more

Doug Frith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Doug Frith Douglas Cockburn Frith, PC was a Canadian politician. He represented the riding of Sudbury in the Canadian House of Commons from 1980 to 1988 as a member of the Liberal Party. From July 1996 to ...more

Johann Georg Noel Dragendorff is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Johann Georg Noel Dragendorff Johann Georg Noel Dragendorff was a German pharmacist and chemist born in Rostock.

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Winifred Atwell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Winifred Atwell Una Winifred Atwell was a Trinidadian pianist who enjoyed great popularity in Britain and Australia from the 1950s with a series of boogie-woogie and ragtime hits, selling over 20 million ...more

Felisa Rincón de Gautier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Felisa Rincón de Gautier Felisa Rincón de Gautier was the first woman to be elected as the Mayor of a capital city in The Americas.

Kerry Hore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Kerry Hore Kerry Hore is an Olympic Australian rower who competed in the women's quadruple sculls at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. She was part of the Australian team that won the bronze at the ...more

Dora Akunyili is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Dora Akunyili Dora Nkem Akunyili was the Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control of Nigeria and Nigerian Minister of Information and Communications from 2008 to 2010. ...more

Alberto de Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Alberto de Oliveira Antônio Mariano de Oliveira was a Brazilian poet, pharmacist and professor, more well known by his pen name Alberto de Oliveira. Alongside Olavo Bilac and Raimundo Correia, he comprised ...more

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Harvey Morgan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Harvey Morgan Harvey Bland Morgan is an American politician. From 1980–2012 he served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 98th district on the Middle Peninsula. He is a member of the ...more

Pakorn Chatborirak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Pakorn Chatborirak Pakorn Chadborirak is an actor.

David Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
David Burke David E. Burke is the state Senator for the 26th District of the Ohio Senate. He formerly served in the Ohio House of Representatives. He is the Chairman of the Senate Finance Medicaid ...more

William Doohan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
William Doohan William Doohan was a pharmacist, veterinarian, and dentist.

Willis Ricketts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Willis Ricketts Willis Harvey "Bubs" Ricketts was the 1962 Republican gubernatorial nominee in the U.S. state of Arkansas, having been overwhelmingly defeated by the incumbent Democrat Orval Eugene ...more

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Kate Carnell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Kate Carnell Anne Katherine "Kate" Carnell AO is an Australian businesswoman and former Liberal Party politician, who served as the third Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory from

Leticia Van de Putte is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Leticia Van de Putte Leticia R. San Miguel Van de Putte is an American politician from San Antonio, Texas. She represented the 26th District from 1999-2015. From 1991-1999, Van de Putte was a member of the Texas ...more

Louis Jouvet is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Louis Jouvet Louis Jouvet was a renowned French actor, director, and theatre director.

Joseph Yieleh Chireh is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Joseph Yieleh Chireh Joseph Yieleh Chireh is a Ghanaian pharmacist, barrister, diplomat and politician. He is the Member for Parliament for the Wa West.

Lunsford Richardson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Lunsford Richardson Lunsford Richardson, 1854–1919, was a U.S. pharmacist from Selma, North Carolina, and the founder of Vick Chemical Company. He died August 20, 1919.

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C. Austin Miles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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Martin Singh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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Kevin H Tripp is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Kevin H Tripp Kevin Tripp is executive vice president and president, Retail Midwest for SUPERVALU. Tripp oversees the retail operations of Cub Foods, Hornbachers, Jewel and Shop n Save, as well as ...more

Benyoucef Benkhedda is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Benyoucef Benkhedda Benyoucef Benkhedda was an Algerian politician. He headed the third GPRA exile government of the National Liberation Front, acting as a leader during the Algerian War. At the end of the war, he ...more

Mr. Rezso Racz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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Per Flatberg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Per Flatberg Per Flatberg is a Norwegian environmentalist and pharmacist. Flatberg took the pharmaceutical degree at the University of Oslo in 1961 and started working at both the university and at a ...more

Jim L. Smithson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Jim L. Smithson Jimmy Lee Smithson, known as Jim L. Smithson, is a conservative Republican former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives who is remembered for cosponsoring legislation in his state to ...more

Kubec Glasmon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Kubec Glasmon Kubec Glasmon was an American screenwriter from Poland, who was nominated for the now dead category of Best Story at the 4th Academy Awards. He was nominated alongside with John Bright. They ...more

Chris Jones is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Chris Jones S. Chris Jones is an American politician. A Republican, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 1997. He currently represents the 76th district, made up of parts of the ...more

Gregory Pearl Peck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Gregory Pearl Peck Gregory Pearl Peck was a chemist and pharmacist and the father of actor Gregory Peck.

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Trupti Patel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Trupti Patel Trupti Patel is a qualified pharmacist from Berkshire, England, who was acquitted in 2003 of murdering three of her children, Amar, Jamie, and Mia.

Christian Dettweiler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Christian Dettweiler Christian Dettweiler was an innovator in the field of graphology. Dettweiler was the author of over 40 articles and books. He was a student of Pharmacy and in 1942 received a PhD in Botany and ...more

Tony Lawler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Tony Lawler Anthony John "Tony" Lawler was an Australian politician. Born in Dubbo, New South Wales, he attended the University of Sydney before becoming a pharmacist. In 1998, he was elected to ...more

Richard W. Guenther is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Richard W. Guenther Richard William Guenther was a Prussian-born 19th century politician and pharmacist in Wisconsin. Born in Potsdam, Province of Brandenburg, Guenther received a college education and graduated ...more

Seet Ai Mee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Seet Ai Mee Dr. Seet Ai Mee is a former politician from Singapore. A member of the country's governing People's Action Party, she served as a Member of Parliament for the Bukit Gombak Single Member ...more

Samuel Rosborough Balcom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Samuel Rosborough Balcom Samuel Rosborough Balcom was a Canadian politician, businessman and pharmacist. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in a 19 June 1950 by-election as a Member of the Liberal Party ...more

Jacobo Zobel y Zangroniz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Jacobo Zobel y Zangroniz Jacobo Zobel y Zangroniz was born on October 12, 1842. He was a mayor (alcalde) of Manila, as well as a polyglot academician, world renowned numismatist, pharmaciest, construction magnate, ...more

Lowell Barron is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
Lowell Barron Lowell Ray Barron is a former Democratic politician, businessman who was a member of the Alabama Senate, and represented the 8th District since 1982. He was elected President Pro Tem of the ...more