Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939
Adolf Butenandt, Leopold Ruzicka

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Leopold Ruzicka - Facts

Leopold Ruzicka

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

Prize share: 1/2

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