Born: 27 July 1881, Hoechst, Germany
Died: 31 March 1945, Munich, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Technische Hochschule (Institute of Technology), Munich, Germany
Prize motivation: "for his researches into the constitution of haemin and chlorophyll and especially for his synthesis of haemin"
Field: natural products chemistry, organic chemistry
Prize share: 1/1