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.