The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1901
Jacobus H. van 't Hoff
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Born: 30 August 1852, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Died: 1 March 1911, Berlin, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Berlin University, Berlin, Germany
Prize motivation: "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the laws of chemical dynamics and osmotic pressure in solutions"
Field: chemical kinetics, physical chemistry