Wallach, Otto

   German organic chemist and Nobel laureate, 1910. Wallach, a professor at Berlin and later at Göttingen, was awarded the Nobel Prize for his twenty-five years of research into the molecular structure of a group of substances known as terpenes. His work later became important for vitamin compounds and for the artificial perfume industry.

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  • WALLACH, OTTO — (1847–1931), German organic chemist and Nobel Prize winner. Wallach was born in Koenigsberg and worked in Bonn from 1870. He was appointed professor in Berlin (1876) and head of the department of pharmacy (1879–89). From 1889 until he retired in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wallach , Otto — (1847–1931) German chemist Born at Königsberg (now Kaliningrad in Russia), Wallach studied at Berlin and at Göttingen, where he obtained his PhD in 1869. After a period in industry in Berlin he moved to Bonn (1870), becoming August Kekulé s… …   Scientists

  • Wallach, Otto — ▪ German chemist born March 27, 1847, Königsberg, Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia] died Feb. 26, 1931, Göttingen, Ger.  German chemist awarded the 1910 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for analyzing fragrant essential oils and identifying the compounds …   Universalium

  • Wallach, Otto — (1847 1931)    German chemist. He was professor at Berlin and later at Gottingen. He received the Nobel Prize for research into the molecular structure of a group of substances known as terpenes …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Wallach, Otto — ► (1847 1931) Químico alemán. Fue premio Nobel de Química en 1910, por sus estudios sobre los terpenos y sus derivados oxigenados …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wallach — Wallach, Otto …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Otto Wallach — (* 27. März 1847 in Königsberg; † 26. Februar 1931 in Göttingen) war ein deutscher Chemiker. Wallach war organischer Chemiker und hat mehrere Reaktionen zum Aufbau heterocyklischer Verbindungen, Farbstoffe entdeckt. Wallach hat in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Otto Wallach — Born 27 March 1847 Königsberg, Prussia …   Wikipedia

  • Wallach — Wallach: Eli Wallach Jochanan Wallach Otto Wallach Yona Wallach Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a través de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Otto Wallach — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wallach. Otto Wallach Otto Wallach (27 mars 1847 à Königsberg, Allemagne …   Wikipédia en Français

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