Carl Magnus von Hell (1849-1926). Studied chemistry at the polytechnic in his home town Stuttgart and Munich Polytechnic. He worked at Stuttgart with Hermann von Fehling (1812-1885) and succeeded him as Professor of Chemistry in 1883. His greatest achievement was the synthesis of then largest known hydrocarbon (C60H122) in 1889. His name is associated with the Hell-Volhard-Zelinski bromination (1881-1887).