Austrian chemist; born at Lomnitz, Moravia, April 11, 1854; educated at the German gymnasium of Brünn and at the University of Vienna (Ph.D. 1879). He established himself as privat-docent for chemistry at the same university in 1887, and in 1892 was appointed assistant professor of general and agricultural chemistry at the agricultural high school of Vienna, where he became full professor seven years later (1899). In addition to monographs in technical periodicals, Zeisel is the author of "Die Chemie in Gemeinverständlicher Darstellung" (Vienna, 1890).
- Eisenberg, Das Geistige Wien, ii. 574, Vienna, 1893.