Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1901

Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff, Jr. was a Dutch physical chemist. A highly influential theoretical chemist of his time, van ‘t Hoff was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Nobel Prize Quote: “In recognition of the extraordinary service he has rendered by the discovery of the laws of chemical dynamics and osmotic pressure in solutions.”

Additional Information:

  • The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1901
  • Jacobus H. van ‘t Hoff
    Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff was born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on August 30, 1852. He was the third child in a family of seven children of Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff, a physician, and Alida Jacoba Kolff.
  • Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff – Wikipedia
    Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff, Jr. (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn(ə)t ˈɦɔf]; 30 August 1852 – 1 March 1911) was a Dutch physical chemist. A highly influential theoretical chemist of his time, van ‘t Hoff was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry – Wikipedia
    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Swedish: Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.

Date:
      1901
Name(s):
      Jacobus Henricus van’t Hoff
Occupation:
      Dutch Chemist
Born:
      August 30th 1852,
      Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died:
      March 1st 1911,
      Steglitz, Berlin, Germany
Parents:
      Alida Kolff van ‘t Hoff,
      Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff, Sr.
Education:
      Leiden University,
      University of Bonn,
      Delft University of Technology,
      University of Paris,
      Utrecht University
Awards:
      Nobel Prize in Chemistry


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