Leopold Ružička

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Nobel prize medal.svg Leopold Ružička
Lavoslav Ružićka 1939.jpg
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
Ceetizenship Austria-Hungary (1887–1917)
Switzerland (1917–1976)
Naitionality Croatian, Swiss
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions ETH Zurich
Alma mater Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe
Doctoral advisor Hermann Staudinger
Doctoral students George Büchi
Kent for Terpenes
Notable awairds Marcel Benoist Prize (1938)
Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1939)
Faraday Lectureship Prize (1958)

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.