The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939
Adolf Butenandt, Leopold Ruzicka
Born: 13 September 1887, Vukovar, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia)
Died: 26 September 1976, Zurich, Switzerland
Affiliation at the time of the award: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland
Prize motivation: "for his work on polymethylenes and higher terpenes"
Field: natural products chemistry, organic chemistry