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About Albert Hofmann
Albert Hofmann was the first scientist to discover the psychedelics influence of the chemical known as lysergic acid diethylamide. He’s also credited with being the first person to ingest and synthesize the aforementioned chemical.
As one of the renowned chemists of his era, he published lots of articles with the most popular one titled “LSD: Mein Sorgenkind (LSD: My Problem Child)”.
- Adolf Hofmann
- Elisabeth Schenk
- Anita Hofmann (married until her death in 2007)
He studied chemistry at the University of Zürich.
He was the recipient of Swedish Pharmaceutical Association’s Scheele Award in 1971.
Hofmann suffered a heart attack which caused his death in 2008.
TriviaThe Daily Telegraph ranked him at number one in their list of “100 greatest living geniuses”.
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F.A.Q. about Albert Hofmann
When is his birthday?
Albert Hofmann's birthday is on January 11, 1906.
In how many days is his birthday?
Albert's birthday is in 44 days
How old was Albert when he died?
He was 102 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 29, 2008.
How old would he be today?
Albert Hofmann would be 115 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Albert from?
He was born in Baden, Switzerland.
Albert Hofmann's Popularity
Albert Hofmann was a famous Swiss chemist, who was born on January 11, 1906. As a person born on this date, Albert Hofmann is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (January 11) and the 16th most popular for the year (1906).
People born on January 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Albert Hofmann is the 939th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Albert Hofmann's birthday, Albert Hofmann is the 12th most famous Swiss.
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