The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1905
Adolf von Baeyer
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer
Born: 31 October 1835, Berlin, Prussia (now Germany)
Died: 20 August 1917, Starnberg, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Munich University, Munich, Germany
Prize motivation: "in recognition of his services in the advancement of organic chemistry and the chemical industry, through his work on organic dyes and hydroaromatic compounds"
Field: industrial chemistry, organic chemistry