Herbert Freundlich

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Herbert Freundlich
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Herbert Freundlich
Born (1880-01-28)January 28, 1880
Died March 30, 1941(1941-03-30) (aged 61)
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry
University of Minnesota
Notable students Robert Havemann

Herbert Max Finlay Freundlich ForMemRS[1](28 January 1880 in Charlottenburg – 30 March 1941 in Minneapolis) was a German chemist.[2][3]

His father was Jewish descendable German, and his mother (Finlay) was from Scotland. His younger brother was Erwin Finlay Freundlich (1885–1964)

He was director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry from 1919 until his forced retirement in 1933.

His most prominent student was Robert Havemann who became a well known colloid chemist of the German Democratic Republic.

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  1. ^ Donnan, F. G. (1942). "Herbert Freundlich. 1880-1941". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 4 (11): 27–26. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1942.0004.  edit
  2. ^ Reitstötter, J. (1954). "Herbert Freundlich". Kolloid-Zeitschrift 139: 1–3. doi:10.1007/BF01502318.  edit
  3. ^ Gortner, R. A.; Sollner, K. (1941). "Herbert Freundlich 1880-1941". Science 93 (2418): 414–416. doi:10.1126/science.93.2418.414. PMID 17842472.  edit

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