Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1950
Otto Diels, Kurt Alder

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Kurt Alder - Facts

Kurt Alder

Kurt Alder

Born: 10 July 1902, Königshütte (now Chorzów), Prussia (now Poland)

Died: 20 June 1958, Cologne, West Germany (now Germany)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Cologne University, Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany

Prize motivation: "for their discovery and development of the diene synthesis"

Field: organic chemistry

Prize share: 1/2

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