Ernst Otto Beckmann 1853 - 1923
- born in:
- Solingen, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Organic chemist, born in Solingen, Germany. Professor at Erlangen and Leipzig, he discovered the molecular transformation of the oximes of ketones into acid amides, invented apparatus for the determination of freezing and boiling points, and devised the sensitive Beckmann thermometer.