Siegmund Gabriel

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Siegmund Gabriel
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Siegmund Gabriel
Born (1851-11-07)7 November 1851
Berlin, Germany
Died 22 March 1924(1924-03-22) (aged 72)
Berlin, Germany
Nationality German
Alma mater University of Heidelberg
Known for Gabriel Synthesis
Scientific career
Institutions University of Berlin

Siegmund Gabriel (7 November 1851 – 22 March 1924) was a German chemist.

Life and work[edit]

Gabriel was born in Berlin and went to school in Berlin. After studying a few semesters at the University of Berlin, Gabriel studied at the University of Heidelberg and received his Ph.D. for work with Robert Wilhelm Bunsen 1874. He was professor at the University of Berlin till 1921. He discovered the Gabriel Synthesis in 1887 and reported what became the Robinson–Gabriel synthesis in 1910.


  • James Colman (1926). "Siegmund Gabriel. A. Persönlicher Teil". Berichte der deutschen chemischen Gesellschaft. 59 (2): A7–A26. doi:10.1002/cber.19260590242.