Friedrich Bergius

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Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius
Born11 October 1884(1884-10-11)
Breslau (Wrocław), Germany
Died30 Mairch 1949(1949-03-30) (aged 64)
Buenos Aires, Argentinae
Alma materVarsity o Breslau,
Varsity o Leipzig
Kent forBergius process
AwairdsNobel Prize for Chemistry (1931)
Wilhelm Exner Medal (1937)
Scientific career
InstitutionsVarsity o Hanover
Doctoral advisorRichard Abegg,
Arthur Rudolf Hantzsch

Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius (11 October 1884 – 30 Mairch 1949) wis a German chemist kent for the Bergius process for producin synthetic fuel frae coal, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1931, thegither wi Carl Bosch) in recogneetion o contreibutions tae the invention an development o chemical heich-pressur methods. Haein wirked wi IG Farben during Warld War II, his ceetizenship came intae quaistien follaein the war, causin him tae ultimately flee tae Argentinae, whaur he actit as adviser tae the Meenistry o Industry.[1][2]

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  1. "New Scientist", Vol. 104, No. 1426. 18 October 1984. ISSN 0262-4079.
  2. "After the Reich: The Brutal History of the Allied Occupation", Giles MacDonogh. Public Affairs, 2009. p. 294. ISBN 0-465-00338-9, ISBN 978-0-465-00338-9.