Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001
William S. Knowles, Ryoji Noyori, K. Barry Sharpless

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William S. Knowles - Facts

William S. Knowles

William S. Knowles

Born: 1 June 1917, Taunton, MA, USA

Died: 13 June 2012, Chesterfield, MO, USA

Prize motivation: "for their work on chirally catalysed hydrogenation reactions"

Field: industrial chemistry, organic chemistry

Prize share: 1/4

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