Wilhelm Ostwald

Died aged c. 79

Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (Russian: Фридрих Вильгельм Оствальд, Latvian: Vilhelms Ostvalds; 2 September 1853 – 4 April 1932) was a German chemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysis, chemical equilibria and reaction velocities. Ostwald, Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, and Svante Arrhenius are usually credited with being the modern founders of the field of physical chemistry.

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Nobel Prize for Chemistry Wilhelm Ostwald 1853-1932 studied and worked at the University of Tartu

University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia where they studied and worked