Julius Bredt

Intro German organic chemist
A.K.A. Konrad Julius Bredt
Was Chemist Professor Educator
From Germany
Type Academia Science
Gender male
Birth 29 March 1855, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg
Death 21 September 1937, Aachen, Germany (aged 82 years)
Star sign Aries

Julius Bredt (March 29, 1855 – September 21, 1937) was a German organic chemist. He was the first to determine, in 1893, the correct structure of camphor. Bredt also discovered that a double bond cannot be placed at the bridgehead of a bridged ring system, a statement now known as Bredt's rule. Bredt distributor – ground glass adapter invented by Bredt

Awards

There is a Julius Bredt lecture in his remembrance at the RWTH Aachen University.

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