Henry Taube

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Birthday
30, 1915
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 16, 2005 (89)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1915
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 16, 2005 (89)

About

Canadian-born American chemist who won the Nobel Prize in that field in 1983 for his research into the mechanisms of electron-transfer reactions. His book, Electron Transfer Reactions of Complex Ions in Solution, was published in 1970.

Before Fame

He obtained a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1940.

Trivia

He was the first Canadian-born chemist to win the Nobel Prize.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Mary.

Associated With

President Jimmy Carter. presented him with the 1976 President's National Medal of Science.