Ernst Büchner

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Not to be confused with Hans Ernst Buchner.
Ernst Buchner
Wilhelm und Ernst Büchner, Pfungstadt, ca. 1865.JPG
Büchner (right) with his father Wilhelm(de), ca. 1865 in Pfungstadt
Born 18 March 1850
Pfungstadt, Germany
Died 25 April 1924
Darmstadt, Germany

Ernst Büchner (1850–1924) is the German industrial chemist after whom the Büchner flask and Büchner funnel are named. The patent for his two inventions was published in 1888. Ernst was the nephew of the playwright Georg Büchner and the philosopher, physiologist and physician Ludwig Büchner.