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Wilhelm Ostwald

nobel prize for chemistry

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Wilhelm Ostwald
Full Name
of the recipient
Wilhelm Ostwald
AwardNobel Prize in Chemistry
Year of Award1909
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
in recognition of his work on catalysis and for his investigations into the fundamental principles governing chemical equilibria and rates of reaction
at the Time of Award
Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
Place of BirthRiga, Russian Empire (now known as Latvia LVA)
Date of Birth2 September 1853
at the time of Award
55 years
Place of DeathLeipzig, Germany DEU
Date of Death4 April 1932
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