Famous Scientist Pictures - E Names

Famous Scientists Last Names Starting with E

This is a portrait of Emil Erlenmeyer (1825 - 1909).
This is a portrait of Emil Erlenmeyer (1825 - 1909). Wikimedia Commons

This is an alphabetical index of photos, portraits and other pictures of famous scientists with last names starting with the letter E.

George Eastman - American innovator and philanthropist, perhaps best known for making photography accessible to people. He patented the Kodak camera and the roll film to go with it. Roll films also became the basis for the motion picture industry.

Charles de L'Ecluse - (also known as Carolus Clusius) Flemish doctor and botanist, best known for his work in horticulture.

Clusius laid the foundations for the tulip bulb industry. He studied many alpine plants.

Albert Einstein - Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist, best known for developing the General Theory of Relativity. Einstein received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for "services to theoretical physics". He formulated the law of the photoelectric effect and is famous for the mass-energy equivalence equation E = mc2.

Willem Einthoven - Einthoven was a Dutch physiologist and botanist. He won the 1924 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his invention of the first practical electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG).

Fausto d'Elhuyar - Fausto and Juan Jose d'Elhuyar were the co-discoverers of the element tungsten. Fausto was the Spanish chemist who organized the School of Mines in Mexico City, Mexico. His area of expertise was modern mining methods.

Juan Jose d'Elhuyar - Co-discoverer of tungsten, Juan Jose d'Elhuyar was a Spanish mineralogist and chemist.

Emil Erlenmeyer - Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer was a German chemist, probably best known for the conical Erlenmeyer flask that he devised. Erlenmeyer's focus was theoretical chemistry. He formulated the Erlenmeyer rule, which states alcohols where the hydroxyl attaches directly to a double-bond carbon become ketones or aldehydes.

Erlenmeyer also proposed the formula for naphthalene.