Carl Bosch

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Birthday
27, 1874
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 26, 1940 (65)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1874
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 26, 1940 (65)

About

A pioneer in the field of high-pressure industrial chemistry who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1931 for his work. His research helped create an industrial process that produced megatons of fertilizer and explosives.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Leipzig.

Trivia

He eventually lost his job for being a critic of Nazi policies, became an alcoholic, and died not long after.

Family Life

His uncle, Robert Bosch, pioneered the development of the spark plug.

Associated With

He is a German Nobel Laureate like Albert Einstein.