Richter Viktor Yul'evich( Chemist)
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Biography Richter Viktor Yul'evich
1841 - 1891
Educated at the University of Dorpat. Since 1864 - assistant in the chemical laboratory of Institute of Technology in St. Petersburg. In 1867 he received a master's degree, and in 1872 - a doctorate in chemistry, for the protection of theses "Investigation of the propionic acid derivatives and the structure of" On the derivatives of benzene ". After a brief tenure as a privat-docent of St. Petersburg University, in 1873 he was appointed professor of chemistry at the Institute of Agriculture and Forestry in New Alexandria. In 1875 moved to Breslavlsky University, first as a privat-docent, and in 1879 he was appointed professor. In 1890 made the director Breslavlskogo Institute of Technology and Agriculture. Scientists work R., except the above theses, made in Russia, were the subject of study ketonokislot (1877), study a special group of substances derived tsinolina (1886). The last significant work appeared in 1888 under the title "On a new chromogenic group of atoms, and, in connection with this work, a study on the structure of salts rozanilina. Of particular prominence taken P. his textbooks. In 1866 he was department titration analysis in analytical chemistry by Gц╘rard-Chancel, published under the editorship of DI. Mendeleev. In 1870 appeared the first Russian edition of his textbook of organic chemistry, which since 1875 has stood more than 6 publications in German and enjoys an excellent reputation. In 1873 he published, also first in Russian, his textbook of inorganic chemistry, which issued in 1875 and in German; textbook that withstood many editions and was translated into most European languages.