Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1973
Ernst Otto Fischer, Geoffrey Wilkinson

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Geoffrey Wilkinson - Facts

Geoffrey Wilkinson

Geoffrey Wilkinson

Born: 14 July 1921, Todmorden, United Kingdom

Died: 26 September 1996, London, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

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

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