august wilhelm von hofmann

Hofmann

[hof-muhn; German, Polish hawf-mahn]
noun
1.
August Wilhelm von [ou-goost vil-helm fuhn] , 1818–92, German chemist.
2.
Hans, 1880–1966, U.S. painter, born in Germany.
3.
Josef (Casimir) [joh-zuhf kaz-uh-mir] , 1876–1957, U.S. pianist and composer, born in Poland.
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Hofmann (ˈhɒfmən)
 
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Hans. 1880--1966, US painter, born in Germany: a pioneer of the abstract expressionist style

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august wilhelm von hofmann

German chemist whose research on aniline, with that of Sir William Henry Perkin, helped lay the basis of the aniline-dye industry.

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