Robert Robinson (organic chemist)

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Nobel prize medal.svg Sir Robert Robinson
OM PRS FRSE
Robert Robinson organic chemist.jpg
Preses o the Ryal Society
In office
1945–1950
Precedit bi Sir Henry Harrett Dale
Succeedit bi Edgar Adrian
Personal details
Born 13 September 1886(1886-09-13)
Derbyshire, Ingland
Dee'd 8 Februar 1975(1975-02-08) (aged 88)
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, Ingland
Ceetizenship Unitit Kinrick
Naitionality Inglis
Alma mater Varsity o Manchester
Kent for Development o Organic synthesis[1]
Hauf-marrae(s) Gertrude Maud Robinson
Awairds Davy Medal (1930)
Ryal Medal (1932)
Copley Medal (1942)
Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1947)
Franklin Medal (1947)
Albert Medal (1947)
Scientific career
Fields Organic chemistry[1]
Institutions Varsity o Sydney
Varsity o Liverpuil
British Dyestuffs Corporation
Varsity o Manchester
Varsity o Lunnon
Varsity o Oxford
Doctoral advisor William Henry Perkin, Jr.
Doctoral students Arthur John Birch
William Sage Rapson
John Cornforth
Rita Harradence

Sir Robert Robinson OM PRS FRSE[2] (13 September 1886 – 8 Februar 1975) wis an Inglis organic chemist[1] an Nobel laureate recognised in 1947 for his resairch on plant dyestuffs (anthocyanins) an alkaloids. In 1947, he an aa received the Medal o Freedom wi Siller Palm.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Saltzman, M. D. (1987). "The development of Sir Robert Robinson's contributions to theoretical organic chemistry". Natural Product Reports. 4: 53–20. doi:10.1039/NP9870400053. 
  2. Todd, L.; Cornforth, J. W. (1976). "Robert Robinson. 13 September 1886 – 8 February 1975". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 22: 414. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1976.0018. JSTOR 769748.