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Richard Willstätter
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Born
Richard Martin Willstätter

13 August 1872
Died 3 August 1942(1942-08-03) (aged 69)
Nationality Germany
Alma mater University of Munich
Known for Organic chemistry
Spouse(s) Sophie Leser (1903-1908; her death; 2 children)
Awards Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1915)
Faraday Lectureship Prize (1927)
Davy Medal (1932)
Willard Gibbs Award (1933)
Fellow of the Royal Society
Scientific career
Fields Physical chemistry
Institutions University of Munich
ETH Zürich
University of Berlin
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
Doctoral advisor Alfred Einhorn, Adolf von Baeyer

Richard Martin Willstätter, ForMemRS (13 August 1872 – 3 August 1942) was a German organic chemist. Her study of the structure of plant pigments, chlorophyll. It won him the 1915 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

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