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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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
José do Patrocínio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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-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 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
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.
Winifred Atwell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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 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 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 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
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
Harvey Morgan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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 Chadborirak is an actor.
David Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Pharmacists
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