Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1909
Wilhelm Ostwald

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Wilhelm Ostwald - Facts

Wilhelm Ostwald

Wilhelm Ostwald

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

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