Famous names

NameNationalityDatesDistinctions
Robert BoyleAnglo-Irish1627 - 1691
Leonhard EulerSwiss1707 - 1783
Jacques Alexandre César CharlesFrench1746 - 1823
Pierre-Simon LaplaceFrench1748 - 1827
Adrien-Marie LegendreFrench1752 - 1733
John DaltonEnglish1766 - 1844
William HenryEnglish1774 - 1836
Amadeo AvogadroItalian1776 - 1856
Joseph Louis Gay-LussacFrench1778 - 1850
Pierre Louis DulongFrench1785 - 1838
Alexis Thérèse PetitFrench1791 - 1820
Nicolas Léonard Sadi CarnotFrench1796 - 1832
Benoît Paul Émile ClapeyronFrench1799 - 1864
Germain Henri HessSwiss-Russian1802 - 1850
James Prescott JouleEnglish1818 - 1889
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von HelmholtzGerman1821 - 1894
Rudolf Julius Emmanuel ClausiusGerman1822 - 1888
William Thomson (Lord Kelvin)Irish1824 - 1907
François Marie RaoultFrench1830 - 1901
James Clerk MaxwellScottish1831 - 1879
Johannes Diderik van der WaalsDutch1837 - 1923State equation, forces
Josiah Willard GibbsAmerican1839 - 1903
Ludwig Edward BoltzmannAustrian1844 - 1906
Henry Louis Le ChatelierFrench1850 - 1936
Jacobus Henricus van 't HoffDutch1852 - 1911Chemistry Nobel 1901
Wilhelm OstwaldGerman1853 - 1932Chemistry Nobel 1909
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig PlanckGerman1858 - 1947Physics Nobel 1918
Svante August ArrheniusSwedish1859 - 1927Chemistry Nobel 1903
Pierre Maurice Marie DuhemFrench1861 - 1916
Frederick Thomas TroutonIrish1863 - 1922
Walther Hermann NernstGerman1864 - 1941Chemistry Nobel 1920
Κωνσταντίνος ΚαραθεοδωρήGreek1873 - 1950
Peter Joseph William DebyeDutch1884 - 1966Chemistry Nobel 1936
Erich Armand Arthur Joseph HückelGerman1896 - 1980

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