Albert Hofmann

Albert Hofmann

Birthday1906-01-11
AgeHe is 112 years old
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Who is Albert Hofmann?
Albert Hofmann was a Swiss scientist known best for being the first person to synthesize, ingest, and learn of the psychedelic effects of lysergic acid diethylamide. Hofmann was also the first person to isolate, synthesize, and name the principal psychedelic mushroom compounds psilocybin and psilocin. He authored more than 100 scientific articles and numerous books, including LSD: Mein Sorgenkind. In 2007 he shared first place, alongside Tim Berners-Lee, in a list of the 100 greatest living geniuses, published by The Telegraph newspaper.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • University of Zurich
Albert Hofmann's Books
  • Einsichten, Ausblicke
  • Insight, outlook
  • L.S.D. & the Nature of Reality
  • Plants of the Gods
  • Interview by Stan Grof
  • The Physics of Synchrotron Radiation
  • LSD, my problem child
  • Mundo Interior Mundo Exterior
  • Transmitter-Receiver Concept of Reality
  • LSD, mon enfant terrible
Films
  • Hofmann's Potion netflixbot