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Herbert C. Brown

nobel prize for chemistry

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Herbert C. Brown
Full Name
of the recipient
Herbert C. Brown
AwardNobel Prize in Chemistry
Year of Award1979
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withGeorg Wittig (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
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Place of BirthLondon, United Kingdom GBR
Date of Birth22 May 1912
at the time of Award
66 years
Place of DeathLafayette, IN, United States USA
Date of Death19 December 2004
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