List of Famous Pharmacists

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. 
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  • John Pemberton

    John Pemberton

    John Stith Pemberton (July 8, 1831 – August 16, 1888) was an English pharmacist who is best known as the inventor of Coca-Cola. In May 1886, he developed an early version of a beverage that would ...more
  • Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United ...more
  • George F. Archambault

    George F. Archambault

    George F. Archambault, Ph.G., Ph.C., J.D. (1909 – January 1, 2001) was the first pharmacy liaison officer for the United States Public Health Service and considered the “father of consultant ...more
  • David Edgar Herold (June 16, 1842 – July 7, 1865) 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 ...more
  • Wilbur Scoville

    Wilbur Scoville

    Wilbur Lincoln Scoville (January 22, 1865 – March 10, 1942) was an American pharmacist best known for his creation of the "Scoville Organoleptic Test", now standardized as the Scoville scale. He ...more
  • Georg Trakl (3 February 1887 – 3 November 1914) was an Austrian poet and brother of the pianist Grete Trakl. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists. He is perhaps best ...more