Leopold Ružička

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Leopold Ružička
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Born Lavoslav Stjepan Ružička
13 September 1887(1887-09-13)
Vukovar, Kinrick o Croatie-Slavonie, Austrick-Hungary (present-day Croatie)
Died 26 September 1976(1976-09-26) (aged 89)
Mammern, Swisserland
Naitionality Croatian, Swiss
Citizenship Austria-Hungary (1887–1917)
Swisserland (1917–1976)
Alma mater Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe
Kent for Terpenes
Awairds Marcel Benoist Prize (1938)
Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1939)
Faraday Lectureship Prize (1958)
Scientific career
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions ETH Zurich
Doctoral advisor Hermann Staudinger
Doctoral students George Büchi

Leopold Ružička ForMemRS[1] (13 September 1887 – 26 September 1976) wis a Croatie-Swiss scientist an winner o the 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry wha wirked maist o his life in Swisserland. He received aicht honoris causa doctorates in science, medicine, an law; seiven prizes an medals; an twinty-fower honorar memberships in chemical, biochemical, an ither scienteefic societies.

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  1. Prelog, V.; Jeger, O. (1980). "Leopold Ruzicka. 13 September 1887-26 September 1976". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 26: 411. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1980.0013.