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Richard Willstätter
BornRichard Martin Willstätter
13 August 1872
Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany
Died3 August 1942(1942-08-03) (aged 69)
Muralto, Locarno, Switzerland
NationalityGermany
FieldsPhysical chemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Munich
ETH Zürich
University of Berlin
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
Alma materUniversity of Munich
Doctoral advisorAlfred Einhorn, Adolf von Baeyer
Known forOrganic chemistry
Notable awardsNobel Prize for Chemistry (1915)
Faraday Lectureship Prize (1927)
Davy Medal (1932)
Willard Gibbs Award (1933)
Fellow of the Royal Society[1]
This person won a Nobel Prize
Richard Martin Willstätter, [1] (13 August 1872 – 3 August 1942) was a German organic chemist. Her study of the structure of plant pigments, chlorophyll. It won him the 1915 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.[2][3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Robinson, R. (1953). "Richard Willstätter. 1872-1942". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 8 (22): 609–626. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1953.0021 . 
  2. Allen, W. A.; Gausman, H. W.; Richardson, A. J. (1973). "Willstätter-Stoll Theory of Leaf Reflectance Evaluated by Ray Tracing". Applied Optics 12 (10): 2448–2453. doi:10.1364/AO.12.002448 . PMID 20125799 . 
  3. Dées De Sterio, A. (1967). "Richard Willstätter, 25th anniversary of his death (25 September 1942)". Munchener medizinische Wochenschrift (1950) 109 (39): 2018–2019. PMID 4874034 .