The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1909
Born: 2 September 1853, Riga, Russian Empire (now Latvia)
Died: 4 April 1932, Leipzig, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
Prize motivation: "in recognition of his work on catalysis and for his investigations into the fundamental principles governing chemical equilibria and rates of reaction"
Field: physical chemistry
Prize share: 1/1