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Wolfgang Ostwald

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Death: Died in Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland
Immediate Family:

Son of Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1909 and Flora Helene* Mathilde Ostwald
Husband of Pia Ostwald
Brother of Grete Ostwald; Elisabeth Ostwald; Walter Ostwald and Carl* Otto Ostwald

Occupation: German chemist and biologist
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About Wolfgang Ostwald

Carl Wilhelm Wolfgang Ostwald (May 27, 1883 - November 22, 1943) was a German chemist and biologist researching colloids.

Ostwald was born in Riga, the son of the 1909 winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Wilhelm Ostwald, and died in Dresden.


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May 27, 1883
November 22, 1943
Age 60
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland