Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Year:1939
Number:30 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Leopold Ruzicka
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1887
Year, Death:1976
Profession:prof
University:Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (Federal Institute of Technology)
City:Zurich
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Adolf F Butenandt
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1903
Year, Death:1995
Profession:prof
University:Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Biochemie (now Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry)
City:Berlin-Dahlem
Country:GERMANY (DE)
City:Berlin-Dahlem
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939
 
 
Nominator:
Name:Paul Karrer
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1889
Year, Death:1971
Profession:previous winner of a NP in chemistry, 1937
University:University of Zurich
City:Zurich
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Comments: The nomination was divided between L. Ruzicka and A. Butenandt. Butenandt was caused by the authorities of his country to decline the award but later received the diploma and the medal.
 

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