The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1902
Hermann Emil Fischer
Born: 9 October 1852, Euskirchen, Prussia (now Germany)
Died: 15 July 1919, 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 his work on sugar and purine syntheses"
Field: organic chemistry
Prize share: 1/1