Born: 11 October 1884, Goldschmieden, near Breslau, Germany (now Poland)
Died: 30 March 1949, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, I.G. Farbenindustrie A.G., Mannheim-Rheinau, Germany
Prize motivation: "in recognition of their contributions to the invention and development of chemical high pressure methods"
Field: industrial chemistry
Prize share: 1/2