Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1944
Otto Hahn

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Otto Hahn - Facts

Otto Hahn

Otto Hahn

Born: 8 March 1879, Frankfurt-on-the-Main, Germany

Died: 28 July 1968, Goettingen, West Germany (now Germany)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck Institut) für Chemie, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany

Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the fission of heavy nuclei"

Field: nuclear chemistry

Otto Hahn received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1945.

Prize share: 1/1

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