The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1945
Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
Born: 15 January 1895, Helsinki, Russian Empire (now Finland)
Died: 11 November 1973, Helsinki, Finland
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Prize motivation: "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method"
Field: Agricultural chemistry