4 June 1834|
Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine
|Died||14 January 1910
Halle/Saale, German Empire
|Doctoral advisor||Justus Liebig,
|Doctoral students||Hugo Erdmann,
|Known for||Volhard-Erdmann cyclization ,
Jacob Volhard (4 June 1834 – 14 January 1910) was the German chemist who discovered, together with his student Hugo Erdmann, the Volhard-Erdmann cyclization reaction. He was also responsible for the improvement of the Hell-Volhard-Zelinsky halogenation.