|Birthname||Karl Johann Freudenberg|
|born on||29 January 1886 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Weinheim, Germany, 49n33, 8e39|
|Timezone||LMT m8e39 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||09°32' 07°35 Asc. 08°12'|
German chemist who did early seminal work on the absolute configurations to carbohydrates, terpenes, and steroids, and on the structure of cellulose (first correct formula published, 1928) and other polysaccharides, and on the nature, structure, and biosynthesis of lignin. The Research Institute for the Chemistry of Wood and Polysaccharides at the University of Heidelberg was created for him in the mid to late 1930s, and he led this until 1969.
He died on 3 April 1983 in Weinheim, aged 97.
Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 97)
- Vocation : Science : Chemistry