The New International Encyclopædia/Knorr, Ludwig

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KNORR, knṓr, Ludwig (1859— ). A German chemist, best known for his work in synthesis, especially his discovery of the pyrazol compounds, of which antipyrine is most commonly used. He was born at Munich; studied there, at Heidelberg and Erlangen; and was appointed professor at Würzburg (1888), and at Jena (1889).