Famous German Physical Chemists

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 1 Fritz Haber

Fritz Haber
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: December 9, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: German
Died: January 29, 1934

Fritz Haber was a German chemist who was honored with the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing the Haber-Bosch process. The process is used widely to synthesize ammonia from hydrogen gas and nitrogen gas. For his pioneering work in weaponizing poisonous gases like chlorine during World War I, Haber is referred to as the father of chemical warfare.

 2 George de Hevesy

George de Hevesy
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: German, Hungarian
Died: July 5, 1966
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 3 Wilhelm Ostwald

Wilhelm Ostwald
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: September 2, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: April 4, 1932

 4 Walther Nernst

Walther Nernst
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Famous As: Physicist and Chemist
Birthdate: June 25, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: German
Died: November 18, 1941

 5 Paul Walden

Paul Walden
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: July 26, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: German, Latvian
Died: January 22, 1957

 6 Max Volmer

Max Volmer
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: May 3, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: German
Died: June 3, 1965

 7 Carl Wagner

Carl Wagner
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: May 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German
Died: December 10, 1977
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