Giulio Natta

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Birthday
26, 1903
Birthplace
Imperia, Italy
Death Date
May 2, 1979 (76)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1903
Birthplace
Imperia, Italy
Death Date
May 2, 1979 (76)

About

An Italian chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963 for his work on high polymers. He was also a Professor of physical chemistry at the University of Rome.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in chemical engineering from the Politecnico di Milano University in 1924.

Trivia

He took over as the Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano university in 1938, only after his predecessor was forced to step down due to racial laws against Jews that were introduced in Fascist Italy.

Family Life

He was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1956.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry just like Linus Pauling did nine years before.