The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1950
Otto Diels, Kurt Alder
Otto Paul Hermann Diels
Born: 23 January 1876, Hamburg, Germany
Died: 7 March 1954, Kiel, West Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Kiel University, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany
Prize motivation: "for their discovery and development of the diene synthesis"
Field: Organic chemistry