Ernst Otto Fischer
Born: 10 November 1918, Munich, Germany
Died: 23 July 2007, Munich, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Technical University, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany
Prize motivation: "for their pioneering work, performed independently, on the chemistry of the organometallic, so called sandwich compounds"
Field: inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry
Prize share: 1/2