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Noun: Fischer  fi-shu(r)
  1. German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
    - Hans Fischer
     
  2. German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
    - Emil Hermann Fischer
     
  3. United States chess master; world champion from 1972 to 1975 (born in 1943)
    - Bobby Fischer, Robert James Fischer

Type of: chemist, chess master

Encyclopedia: Fischer, Herman