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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1904
Sir William Ramsay

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Sir William Ramsay - Facts

Sir William Ramsay

Sir William Ramsay

Born: 2 October 1852, Glasgow, Scotland

Died: 23 July 1916, High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: University College, London, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air, and his determination of their place in the periodic system"

Field: inorganic chemistry, nuclear chemistry

Prize share: 1/1

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