Born: 23 July 1906, Sarajevo, Austria-Hungary (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Died: 7 January 1998, Zurich, Switzerland
Affiliation at the time of the award: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland
Prize motivation: "for his research into the stereochemistry of organic molecules and reactions"
Field: organic chemistry, stereochemistry
Prize share: 1/2