Jean Baptiste Perrin
Born: 30 September 1870, Lille, France
Died: 17 April 1942, New York, NY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Prize motivation: "for his work on the discontinuous structure of matter, and especially for his discovery of sedimentation equilibrium"
Field: molecular physics
Prize share: 1/1