EmilFischer (9 October 1852 – 15 July 1919) was a German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He also discovered the Fischer esterification. He developed the Fischer projection, a symbolic way of drawing asymmetric carbon atoms.
Prof. Barry M. Trost (Stanford, USA) tells us which famous chemists living or dead he'd like to meet: Carl Wilhelm Scheele, EmilFischer, Louis Pasteur, August Kekule. Prof. Trost... - 25.02.2011, YouTube