Emil Fischer

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Emil Fischer Full Name: Emil Fischer [Hermann Emil Fischer]


Profession: Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Why Famous: The first organic chemist to win the Nobel Prize, Emil Fischer was awarded the prize for his work on the study of sugars & purines in 1902.

Born: October 9, 1852
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Euskirchen, Germany

Died: July 15, 1919 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Suicide

Historical Events in the Life of Emil Fischer

  • 1902-12-10 German organic chemist Emil Fischer is award the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on sugar and purine syntheses

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