The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1918
Born: 9 December 1868, Breslau (now Wroclaw), Prussia (now Poland)
Died: 29 January 1934, Basel, Switzerland
Affiliation at the time of the award: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Fritz-Haber-Institut) für physikalische Chemie und Electrochemie, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany
Prize motivation: "for the synthesis of ammonia from its elements"
Field: industrial chemistry, inorganic chemistry
Fritz Haber received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1919.