Fritz Haber

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Birthday
9, 1868
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 29, 1934 (65)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1868
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 29, 1934 (65)

About

He is known as the Father of Chemical Warfare for his work deploying poisonous gases during World War I. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for synthesizing ammonia, which is important in the development of fertilizers and explosives.

Before Fame

He was raised in a Hasidic Jewish family.

Trivia

The food production for half the world's current population depends on his method for producing fertilizer from synthesized ammonia, which he developed.

Family Life

He married fellow chemist Clara Immerwahr in 1901.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918, a decade after Ernest Rutherford did.