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Johann Georg Anton Geuther

German chemist

Died when: 56 years 122 days (676 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

Johann Georg Anton Geuther

Johann Georg Anton Geuther (23 April 1833 – 23 August 1889) was a German chemist.His work in organic and inorganic chemistry influenced the development of coordination chemistry.

Geuther spent most of his academic career at the University of Jena where he discovered ethyl acetoacetate, a key compound for chemical synthesis and for the discovery of tautomerism.


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