December 3, 1836|
|Died||June 6, 1914
|Institutions||University of Vienna,
University of Palermo,
University of Turin,
University of Prague
|Alma mater||University of Heidelberg|
|Doctoral advisor||Robert Wilhelm Bunsen|
|Doctoral students||Carl Auer von Welsbach|
Adolf Lieben (December 3, 1836 – June 6, 1914) was an Austrian Jewish chemist. He was born in Vienna as son of Ignatz Lieben. He studied at the University of Vienna, University of Heidelberg (Ph.D. 1856 with Robert Wilhelm Bunsen), and Paris, and subsequently held the positions of privat-docent at the University of Vienna (1861), and professor in the universities of Palermo (1863), Turin (1867), and Prague (1871). From 1875 until his death he held the chair of general and pharmacological chemistry at the University of Vienna, and is a member of the Vienna Academy of Sciences.
Lieben has published many essays in "Liebig's Annalen der Chemie" ("Ueber die Einwirkung schwacher Affinitäten auf Aldehyde," 1861;
- "Ueber das Iodbenzol," 1869;
- "Ueber festes Benzoylchlorid," 1875; etc.,
- "Sitzungsberichte den Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien" ("Untersuchungen über Milchzucker," "Einwirkung von Cyangas auf Aldehyde," "Ueber den Formaldehyd und dessen Umwandlung in Methylalkohl," "Reduction des Exotonchlorals," etc.),
- "Monatshefte für Chemie,"
- "Comptes-Rendus de l'Académie de Paris,"
- "Berichte der Deutschen Chemischen Gesellschaft, Berlin,"
- "Gazzetta Chimica Italiana, Palermo," etc.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901–1906.
- "Obituary Adolf Lieben". Berichte der deutschen chemischen Gesellschaft 49 (1): 835–892. 1916. doi:10.1002/cber.19160490192.