August Bischler

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August Bischler
Born (1865-04-29)April 29, 1865
Karlsruhe, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire
Died May 26, 1957(1957-05-26) (aged 92)
Nationality German, Russian, Switzerland
Institutions University of Zurich,
University of Basel
Alma mater University of Zurich
Known for Bischler-Napieralski reaction

August Bischler (April 29, 1865 – May 26, 1957) was a Russian Empire-born ethnic Crimea German chemist who later emigrated to Switzerland. Together with Bernard Napieralski he discovered the Bischler-Napieralski reaction.


He received his Ph. D at the University of Zurich 1889 worked at the University of Zurich and from 1899 at the University of Basel. After becoming a Swiss citizen in 1925 he worked in the chemical industry in Geneve.

Bernard Napieralski[edit]

Bernard Napieralski was a Ph. D student of Bischler at the University of Zurich in 1893. Napieralski was born in Ostrowy, Poland, 1861.