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Koichi Tanaka, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2002 MP

Koichi Tanaka, 田中 耕一 , (born August 3, 1959) is a Japanese scientist who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002 for developing a novel method for mass spectrometric ana...

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John Bennett Fenn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2002 MP (1917 - 2010)

John Bennett Fenn (June 15, 1917 – December 10, 2010) was an American research professor of analytical chemistry who was awarded a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002. Fenn shared half...

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Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1956 MP (1897 - 1967)

Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (19 May 1897, London, United Kingdom - 9 October 1967, London, United Kingdom), a British physical chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1956 (jointly with Nikolay Semenov) "f...

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K. Barry Sharpless, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2001 MP

Karl Barry Sharpless (born 28 April 1941) is an American chemist known for his work on stereoselective reactions. Biography Early years Sharpless was born in Philadelphia. He graduated from Frien...

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Ryoji Noyori, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2001 MP

Ryōji Noyori, 野依 良治 , (born September 3, 1938) is a Japanese chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001. Noyori shared half of the prize with William S. Kno...

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William Standish Knowles MP (1917 - 2012)

William Standish Knowles (June 1, 1917 – June 13, 2012) was an American chemist. He was born in Taunton, Massachusetts. Knowles was one of the recipients of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He...

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Hideki Shirakawa, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2000 MP

Hideki Shirakawa (白川 英樹 Shirakawa Hideki, born in Tokyo on August 20, 1936) is a Japanese chemist and winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of conduc...

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Alan Graham MacDiarmid, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2000 MP (1927 - 2007)

Alan Graham MacDiarmid ONZ (April 14, 1927 – February 7, 2007) was a chemist, and one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2000. Early life He was born in Masterton, New Z...

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Alan Jay Heeger, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2000 MP

Alan Jay Heeger (born January 22, 1936) is an American physicist, academic and Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry. Heeger was born in Sioux City, Iowa to a Jewish family. He earned a B.S. in physics a...

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Ahmed Hassan أحمد حسن زويل Zewail, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1999 MP

Ahmed Hassan Zewail , أحمد حسن زويل ‎, IPA: [ˈæħmæd ˈħæsæn ze...

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Sir John Anthony Pople, Nobel Prize in Chmistry, 1998 MP (1925 - 2004)

Sir John Anthony Pople , KBE, FRS, (October 31, 1925 – March 15, 2004) was a Nobel-Prize winning theoretical chemist. Born in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England, he attended Bristol Grammar Schoo...

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Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1998 MP

CA, USA

Walter Kohn (born March 9, 1923, in Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian-born Jewish American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1998 . The award recogni...

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Sir John Ernest Walker, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1997 MP

Sir John Ernest Walker . Born: 7 January 1941, Halifax, United Kingdom. British biochemist, Nobel Prize in Chemitry 1997 , jointly with the American chemist Paul D. Boyer "for their elucidation of the ...

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Paul Delos Boyer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1997 MP (1918 - d.)

Paul Delos Boyer (born July 31, 1918) is an American biochemist and analytical chemist. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research on the "enzymatic mechanism underlying the biosynthesis ...

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Richard Errett Smalley, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1996 MP (1943 - 2005)

Richard Errett Smalley (June 6, 1943 – October 28, 2005) was the Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University, in Houston, Texas. ...

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Sir Harold Walter Kroto, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1996 MP

Sir Harold (Harry) Walter Kroto , FRS (born 7 October 1939), born Harold Walter Krotoschiner, is a British chemist and one of the three recipients to share the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert...

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Robert Floyed Curl, Jr., Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1966 MP

Robert Floyd Curl, Jr. (born August 23, 1933) American organic chemist, is the son of a Methodist Minister is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio, Texas and is an emeritus profess...

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F. Sherwood Rowland, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 MP

Frank Sherwood Rowland (born June 28, 1927) is an American Nobel laureate and a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Irvine. His research is in atmospheric chemistry and chemical kin...

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Paul Jozef Crutzen, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 MP

Paul Jozef Crutzen (born December 3, 1933, Amsterdam) Dutch atmospheric chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995, jointly with Mario J. Molina & F. Sherwood Rowland, "for their work in atmospheric chemi...

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Mario Molina, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 MP

Mario José Molina-Pasquel Henríquez (born March 19, 1943 in Mexico City) is a Mexican-born American chemist and one of the most prominent precursors to the discovering of the Antarctic oz...

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Kary Banks Mullis, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Japan Prize, 1993 MP

Kary Banks Mullis (born December 28, 1944) is a Nobel Prize winning American biochemist, author, and lecturer. In recognition of his improvement of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique, he sha...

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Michael Smith, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1993 MP (1932 - 2000)

Michael Smith , CC, OBC, FRS (26 April 1932 – 4 October 2000) was a British-born Canadian biochemist who won the 1993 Nobel Prize for Chemistry , "for his fundamental contributions to the establ...

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George (György) Andrew Olah (Oláh), Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1994 MP

George Andrew Olah (born May 22, 1927 in Budapest, as Oláh György) is a Hungarian-born American organic chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1994 , "for his contribution to carbocation ch...

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Gerhard Ertl, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2007 MP

Gerhard Ertl (born 10 October 1936) is a German physicist and a Professor emeritus at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany. He won t...

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Rudolph Arthur Marcus, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1992 MP

Rudolph "Rudy" Arthur Marcus (born July 21, 1923) is a Canadian-Jewish-born chemist who received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in...

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Richard Robert Ernst, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1991 MP

Richard Robert Ernst (born August 14, 1933) is a Swiss physical chemist and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1991, "for his contributions to the development of the methodology of high resolution nuclear ma...

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Roger David Kornberg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2006 MP

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Roger David Kornberg (born April 24, 1947) is an American biochemist and professor of structural biology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Kornberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry i...

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Arthur Kornberg, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 MP (1918 - 2007)

Arthur Kornberg (March 3, 1918 – October 26, 2007) was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 "for his discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthe...

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Thomas Robert Cech, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1989 MP

Thomas Robert Cech (born December 8, 1947 in Chicago) is a chemist who shared the 1989 Nobel prize in chemistry with Sidney Altman, for their discovery of the catalytic properties of RNA. Cech discov...

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Sidney Altman, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1989 MP

Sidney Altman , born: 7 May 1939, Montreal, Canada. American-Canadian biophysicist and molecular biologist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1989 (jointly with Thomas R. Cech) "for their discovery of catalytic...

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Hartmut Michel, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1988 MP

Hartmut Michel , b. 18 July 1948, Ludwigsburg, West Germany. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 ], "for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre". From Nobe...

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Robert Huber, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1988 MP

Robert Huber , b. 20 February 1937, Munich, Germany. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 , "for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre". From Les Prix Nobe...

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Johann Deisenhofer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1988 MP

Dallas, TX, USA

Johann Deisenhofer b. 30 September 1943, Zusamaltheim, Germany. German Biochemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1988 (jointly with Robert Huber & Hartmut Michel), "for the determination of the three-dimen...

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Charles John Pedersen, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1987 MP

Charles John Pedersen (October 3, 1904, Pusan, Korea – October 26, 1989, Salem, NJ, USA) was an American organic chemist best known for describing methods of synthesizing crown ethers. He shared...

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Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1987 MP

Jean-Marie Lehn (born September 30, 1939) is a French chemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1987 together with Donald Cram and Charles Pedersen for his work in Chemistry, particularly his ...

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Donald James Cram, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1987 MP (1919 - 2001)

Donald James Cram (April 22, 1919 – June 17, 2001) was an American chemist who shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Jean-Marie Lehn and Charles J. Pedersen "for their development and us...

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Dudley Robert Herschbach, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1986 MP

Lincoln, MA, USA

Dudley Robert Herschbach (born June 18, 1932) is an American chemist at Harvard University. He won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly with Yuan T. Lee and John C. Polanyi "for their contribution...

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Yuan Tse Lee, 李远哲, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1986 MP

Taiwan

Yuan Tseh Lee, 李遠哲 (simplified Chinese: 李远哲; pinyin: Lǐ Yuǎnzhé; Wade–Giles: Li³ Yüan³-che²; Pe̍...

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John C Polanyi, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1986 MP

Toronto, ON, Canada

John Polanyi Official Website John Charles Polanyi , PC, CC, FRSC, O.Ont, FRS, born January 23, 1929) is a Canadian chemist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for his research in chemical kin...

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Jerome Karle, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1985 MP

Jerome Karle , born Jerome Karfunkel (born June 18, 1918) is an American physical chemist. Jointly with Herbert A. Hauptman, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1985 , "for their outstanding...

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Herbert Aaron Hauptman, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1985 MP (1917 - 2011)

Herbert A. Hauptman . Born: 14 February 1917, New York, NY, USA. American Mathematician and crystallographer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1985 (jointly with Jerome Karle), "for their outstanding achieveme...

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Henry Taube, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1983 MP (1915 - 2005)

Henry Taube , Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc, FRSC (November 30, 1915 – November 16, 2005) was a Canadian-born American chemist noted for having been awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "his work in...

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Aaron Klug, Sir, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982 MP

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Aaron Klug . Born: 11 August 1926, Zelvas, Lithuania. South African educated British chemist & biophysicist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982, "for his development of crystallographic electron microscopy...

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Kenichi Fukui, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1981 MP (1918 - 1998)

Kenichi Fukui . Born: 4 October 1918, Nara, Japan. Died: 9 January 1998, Kyoto, Japan. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1981 (jointly with Roald Hoffmann), "for their theories, developed independently, concer...

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Roald Hoffmann MP

Ithaca, NY, USA

Roald Hoffmann (born July 18, 1937, Roald Safran) is an American theoretical chemist of Jewish-Polish origin, who won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1981. He currently teaches at Cornell Universi...

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Elias James Corey, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1990 MP

Cambridge, MA, USA

Elias James Corey . Born: 12 July 1928, Methuen, MA, USA. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1990 , "for his development of the theory and methodology of organic synthesis". "Elias James Corey - Autobiography...

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Robert Bruce Merrifield, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1984 MP (1921 - 2006)

Robert Bruce Merrifield (July 15, 1921 – May 14, 2006) was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1984 for the invention of solid phase peptide synthesis. Prize motivatio...

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Walter Gilbert, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1980 MP

Walter Gilbert (born March 21, 1932) is an American physicist, biochemist, molecular biology pioneer, and Nobel laureate in Chemistry, 1980, "for the contributions concerning the determination of base ...

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Paul Berg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1980 MP

Paul Berg Born: 30 June 1926, New York, NY, USA. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1980 ], "for his fundamental studies of the biochemistry of nucleic acids, with particular regard to recombinant-DNA" Educat...

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Georg Wittig, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1979 MP (1897 - 1987)

Georg Wittig . Born: 16 June 1897, Berlin, Germany. Died: 26 August 1987, Heidelberg, West Germany. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1979 (jointly with Herbert C. Brown) "for their development of the use of b...

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Herbert C. Brown, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1979 MP (1912 - 2004)

Herbert C. Brown . Born: 22 May 1912, London, United Kingdom. Died: 19 December 2004, Lafayette, CA, USA. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1979 (jointly with Georg Wittig), "for the development of the use of ...

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Peter D. Mitchell, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1978 MP (1920 - 1992)

Peter D. Mitchell English biochemist. Born: 29 September 1920, Mitcham, United Kingdom. Died: 10 April 1992, Bodmin, United Kingdom. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1978, "for his contribution to the underst...

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Ilya Romanovich Prigogine, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1977 MP (1917 - 2003)

Ilya, Viscount Prigogine (Russian: Илья́ Рома́нович Приго�...

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William Lipscomb, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1976 MP (1919 - 2011)

William N. Lipscomb American theoretical chemist. Born: 9 December 1919, Cleveland, OH, USA. Died: 14 April 2011, Cambridge, MA, USA. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1975 , "for his studies on the structure ...

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John Warcup Cornforth, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1975 MP

Sir John Warcup Cornforth . Born: 7 September 1917, Sydney, Australia, Australian-born English chemist, Nobel Prize of Chemistry, 1975 (jointly with Vladimir Prelog) "for his work on the stereochemistr...

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Paul John Flory, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1974 MP (1910 - 1985)

Paul John Flory (June 19, 1910 – September 9, 1985) was an American chemist and Nobel laureate who was known for his prodigious volume of work in the field of polymers, or macromolecules. He was...

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Geoffrey Wilkinson, III, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1973 MP (1921 - 1996)

Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson , FRS (14 July 1921 – 26 September 1996) was a Nobel laureate (in Chemistry, 1973) English chemist who pioneered inorganic chemistry and homogeneous transition metal catal...

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Ernst Otto Fischer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1973 MP (1918 - 2007)

Ernst Otto Fischer German organo-metallic chemist. Born: 10 November 1918, Munich, Germany. Died: 23 July 2007, Munich, Germany. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1973 (jointly with Geoffrey Wilkinson)) "for th...

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William Howard Stein, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1972 MP (1911 - 1980)

William H. Stein American Jewish biochemist. Born: 25 June 1911, New York, NY, USA. Died: 2 February 1980, New York, NY, USA. Nobel Prize in Chemistry (jointly) "for their contribution to the understan...

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Stanford Moore, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1972 MP (1913 - 1982)

Stanford Moore . Born: 4 September 1913, Chicago, IL, USA. Died: 23 August 1982, New York, NY, USA. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1972 (shared with Christian B. Anfinsen & William H. Stein) "for his contri...

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Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr., Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1972 MP (1916 - 1995)

Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr. (March 26, 1916 – May 14, 1995) was an American biochemist. He shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Stanford Moore and William Howard Stein for work on r...

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Gerhard Heinrich Friedrich Otto Julius Herzberg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1971 MP (1904 - 1999)

Gerhard Herzberg , German-born Canadian physical chemist. Born: 25 December 1904, Hamburg, Germany. Died: 3 March 1999, Ottawa, Canada. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1971 , "for his contributions to the kn...

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Odd Hassel, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1969 MP (1897 - 1981)

Odd Hassel fikk Nobelprisen i kjemi i 1969. Odd Hassel , Norwegian organic chemist. Born: 17 May 1897, Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway. Died: 11 May 1981, Oslo, Norway. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1969 (...

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Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1969 MP (1918 - 1998)

Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton , FRS (8 September 1918 – 16 March 1998) was a British organic chemist and Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry in 1969 : "for his contributions to the development o...

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Lars Onsager, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1968 MP (1903 - 1976)

Lars Onsager Norwegian born American physical chemist. Born: 27 November 1903, Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway. Died: 5 October 1976, Coral Gables, FL, USA. Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1968 , "for the di...

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Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967 MP (1897 - 1978)

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish was a British physical chemist. Born: 9 November 1897, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Died: 7 June 1978, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967 (jointly), ...

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Manfred Eigen, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967 MP

Manfred Eigen . German physical chemist. Born: 9 May 1927, Bochum, Germany. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967 (jointly), "for studies of extremely fast chemical reactions, effected by disturbing the equli...

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George Hornidge Porter, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967 MP (1920 - 2002)

George Hornidge Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham, OM, FRS . Born: 6 December 1920, Stainforth, United Kingdom. Died: 31 August 2002, Canterbury, United Kingdom, was a British physical chemist. Nobel P...

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Robert Sanderson Mulliken, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1966 MP (1896 - 1986)

Robert S. Mulliken (born: 7 July 1896, Newburyport, MA, USA. Died: 31 October 1986, Arlington, VA, USA). Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1966 "for his fundamental work concerning chemical bonds and the elect...

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Avram אברהם Hershko הרשקו, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2004 MP

חיפה, ישראל

Avram Hershko, אברהם הרשקו ‎ (born 31 December 1937) is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry,...

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Aharon אהרון Ciechanover צ'חנובר, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2004 MP

Aaron Ciechanover (אהרן צ'חנובר) (born October 1, 1947, Haifa Israel) is an Israeli biologist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry in 20...

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Dan דן Shechtman שכטמן, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2011 MP

Dan Shechtman (Hebrew: דן שכטמן) (born in 1941 in Tel Aviv) is the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion – Israel Institut...

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Robert Burns Woodward, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1965 MP (1917 - 1979)

Robert Burns Woodward (April 10, 1917 – July 8, 1979) was an American organic chemist, considered by many to be the preeminent organic chemist of the twentieth century. He made many key contribu...

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Giulio Natta, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1963 MP (1903 - 1979)

Giulio Natta (26 February 1903 - 2 May 1979) was an Italian polymer chemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry in 1963, with Karl Ziegler "for their discoveries in the field of the chemistry and technolog...

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Karl Ziegler, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1963 MP (1898 - 1973)

Karl Waldemar Ziegler (November 26, 1898 – August 12, 1973) was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963, with Giulio Natta, "for their discoveries in the field of the chemi...

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Dr. Max Ferdinand Perutz, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1962 MP (1914 - 2002)

Max Ferdinand Perutz , OM, CH, CBE, FRS (May 19, 1914, Vienna, Austria – February 6, 2002, Cambridge, United Kingdom) was an Austrian-born British molecular biologist, who shared the 1962 Nobel ...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964 MP (1910 - 1994)

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin OM, FRS (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994), née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist and structural chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964 "for her determinations by X-ray t...

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John Cowdery Kendrew, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1962 MP (1917 - 1997)

Sir John Cowdery Kendrew , CBE, FRS (24 March 1917 – 23 August 1997) was an English biochemist and crystallographer. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1962 "for his studies of the structures of globular...

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Melvin Calvin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1961 MP (1911 - 1997)

Melvin Ellis Calvin (April 8, 1911 – January 8, 1997) of Jewish Russian descent, was an American chemist most famed for discovering the Calvin cycle along with Andrew Benson and James Bassham. H...

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Jaroslav Heyrovský, Nobel Price in Chemistry, 1959 MP (1890 - 1967)

Jaroslav Heyrovský (December 20, 1890 – March 27, 1967) was a Czech chemist and inventor. Heyrovský was the inventor of the polarographic method, father of the electroanalytical me...

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Willard Frank Libby, Nobel Prize in Chemistry. 1960 MP (1908 - 1980)

Willard Frank Libby (December 17, 1908 – September 8, 1980) was an American physical chemist noted for his role in the 1949 development of radiocarbon dating, a process which revolutionized arch...

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Frederick Sanger, Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, in 1958 and in 1980 MP (1918 - 2013)

Frederick Sanger ,OM, CH, CBE, FRS, FAA /ˈsæŋər/ (13 August 1918 – 19 November 2013) was a British biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice, the only pe...

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Lord Alexander Robertus Todd, Nobel Prize of Chemistry, 1957 MP (1907 - 1997)

Alexander Robertus Todd , Baron Todd, OM, PRS, FRSE (2 October 1907 – 10 January 1997) was a Scottish biochemist, Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1957 "for his work on nucleotides and nucleotide co...

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Nikolay Nikolaevich Semenov, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1956 MP (1896 - 1986)

Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov , Никола́й Никола́евич Се...

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Vincent du Vigneaud, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1955 MP (1901 - 1978)

Vincent du Vigneaud (May 18, 1901 – December 11, 1978) was an American biochemist. He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1955 "for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, especiall...

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Hermann Staudinger, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1953 MP (1881 - 1965)

Hermann Staudinger (23 March 1881 – 8 September 1965) was a German chemist who demonstrated the existence of macromolecules, which he characterized as polymers. For this work he received the 195...

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Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1952 MP (1914 - 1994)

From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1942-1962, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, 1964: Richard Laurence Millington Synge was born at Liverpool on October 28th, 1914, as the son of Laurence Millingto...

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Archer John Porter Martin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1952 MP (1910 - 2002)

Archer John Porter Martin was born on March 1st, 1910, in London where his father was a general medical practitioner. He attended Bedford School from 1921 to 1929 when he entered Cambridge University t...

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Glenn T. Seaborg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951 MP (1912 - 1999)

Glenn Theodore Seaborg (Swedish: Glenn Teodor Sjöberg; April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999) was an American nuclear chemist who won the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries in th...

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Edwin McMillan, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951 MP (1907 - 1991)

Edwin Mattison McMillan (September 18, 1907 – September 7, 1991) was an American physicist and nuclear chemist, and Nobel laureate. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Glenn Seaborg in 1...

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Kurt Alder, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1950 MP (1902 - 1958)

Kurt Alder (10 July 1902 – 20 June 1958) was a German chemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry, 1950. From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1942-1962, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, 1964: K...

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Otto Paul Hermann Diels, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1950 MP (1876 - 1954)

Otto Paul Hermann Diels (23 January 1876 – 7 March 1954) was a German chemist. He was the son of a professor of philology at the University of Berlin, where he himself earned his doctorate in ch...

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William Francis Giauque, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1949 MP (1895 - 1982)

William Francis Giauque (1895 – 1982) was an American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1949 "for his contributions in the field of chemical thermodynamics, particularly concerning the behaviou...

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Harold Clayton Urey, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1934 MP (1893 - 1981)

Harold Clayton Urey (April 29, 1893 – January 5, 1981) was an American physical chemist whose pioneering work on isotopes earned him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1934. He played a significant...

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Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1948 MP (1902 - 1971)

Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1948 ,"for his research on electrophoresis and adsorption analysis, especially for his discoveries concerning the complex nature of the serum pro...

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Wendell Meredith Stanley, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1946 MP (1904 - 1971)

Wendell M. Stanley, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946 (jointly) for the preparation of enzymes and virus proteins in a pure form. From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1942-1962, Elsevier Publishing Company...

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Frederick Chapman Robbins MP (1916 - 2003)

Frederick Chapman Robbins (August 25, 1916 – August 4, 2003) was an American pediatrician and virologist. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1954 along with John Franklin...

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John Howard Northrop, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1946 MP (1891 - 1987)

John Howard Northrop (July 5, 1891 – May 27, 1987) was an American biochemist who won, with James Batcheller Sumner and Wendell Meredith Stanley, the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The award was...

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Sir Robert Robinson, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1947 MP (1886 - 1975)

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1947 was awarded to Sir Robert Robinson "for his investigations on plant products of biological importance, especially the alkaloids". Sir Robert Robinson was born at Ruf...

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James Batcheller Sumner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1946 MP (1887 - 1955)

James Batcheller Sumner (November 19, 1887 – August 12, 1955) was an American chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize of Chemistry in 1946 (half) "for his discovery that enzymes can be crystalli...

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