The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1959
Born: 20 December 1890, Prague, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic)
Died: 27 March 1967, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Affiliation at the time of the award: Polarographic Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Science, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Prize motivation: "for his discovery and development of the polarographic methods of analysis"
Field: analytical chemistry
Prize share: 1/1