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Georg Wittig

nobel prize for chemistry

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Georg Wittig
Full Name
of the recipient
Georg Wittig
AwardNobel Prize in Chemistry
Year of Award1979
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withHerbert C. Brown (50.0%)
for the Award
for their development of the use of boron- and phosphorus-containing compounds, respectively, into important reagents in organic synthesis
at the Time of Award
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany
Place of BirthBerlin, Germany DEU
Date of Birth16 June 1897
at the time of Award
81 years
Place of DeathHeidelberg, West Germany DEU
Date of Death26 August 1987
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