The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1920
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.