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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1920
Walther Nernst

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Walther Nernst - Facts

Walther Hermann Nernst

Walther Hermann Nernst

Born: 25 June 1864, Briesen, Prussia (now Germany)

Died: 18 November 1941, Muskau, Germany

Affiliation at the time of the award: Berlin University, Berlin, Germany

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his work in thermochemistry"

Field: chemical thermodynamics, physical chemistry

Walther Nernst received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1921.

Prize share: 1/1

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