Hans Fischer

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer Full Name: Hans Fischer
Nationality:

Germany
German

Profession: Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Why Famous: Hans Fischer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his research into bilirubin and for his synthesis of haemin as well as chlorophyll in leaves.

He committed suicide in the last days of WW II after his laboratory and life's work were destroyed.

Born: July 27, 1881
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Star Sign: Leo

Died: March 31, 1945 (aged 63)
Cause of Death: Suicide

Historical Events in the Life of Hans Fischer

  • 1930-12-10 German chemist Hans Fischer is awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on haemin