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Schaum, Karl, 1870-1947

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Personal name headingSchaum, Karl, 1870-1947
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Variant(s)Schaum, Ferdinand Karl Franz, 1870-1947
Birth date1870-07-14
Death date1947-01-30
Place of birthFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
Place of deathGiessen (Hesse, Germany)
Field of activityPhotochemistry
AffiliationPhilipps-Universität Marburg
Universität Leipzig (1409-1953)
Justus Liebig-Universität Giessen
Profession or occupationChemists
Found inSchaum, Karl. Die arten der isomerie, 1897: t.p. (Die arten der isomerie. Marburg a. L. : Oscar Ehrhardt's Buchdruckerei (Heinr. Bauer),)
Wikipedia, February 20, 2020 (Karl Schaum; Ferdinand Karl Franz Schaum (14 July 1870, Frankfurt am Main--30 January 1947, Giessen) was a German chemist who specialized in the field of photochemistry; he studied mathematics and sciences at the Universities of Basel, Berlin, Leipzig and Marburg, earning his doctorate at the latter institution in 1893; afterwards, he served as an assistant to Theodor Zincke at Marburg and to Wilhelm Ostwald in Leipzig; in 1897 he obtained his habilitation at Marburg with a thesis on types of isometry; in 1904 he became an associate professor of physical chemistry at the University of Marburg, where he was an important influence towards the career of chemist Max Volmer; in 1908 he relocated to the University of Leipzig as an associate professor of photochemistry and scientific photography; from 1914 to 1935 he worked as a full professor of physical chemistry at the University of Giessen)
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