Nikolay Nikolaevich Semenov
Born: 3 April 1896, Saratov, Russia
Died: 25 September 1986, Moscow, USSR
Affiliation at the time of the award: Institute for Chemical Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, USSR
Prize motivation: "for their researches into the mechanism of chemical reactions"
Field: chemical kinetics, physical chemistry
Prize share: 1/2