August Michaelis

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August Michaelis
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Born (1847-12-26)December 26, 1847
Bierbergen (now part of Hohenhameln), Germany
Died January 31, 1916(1916-01-31) (aged 68)
Rostock, German Empire
Nationality German
Institutions University of Karlsruhe
University of Aachen
University of Rostock
Alma mater University of Göttingen
University of Jena
Doctoral advisor Johann Georg Anton Geuther
Known for Michaelis–Arbuzov reaction

August Michaelis (26 December 1847 – 31 January 1916) was a German chemist and discovered the Michaelis–Arbuzov reaction.

Michaelis studied at the University of Göttingen and University of Jena and became professor for chemistry at University of Karlsruhe in 1876, at the University of Aachen in 1880, and at the University of Rostock in 1890.