Herbert C. Brown

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Birthday
22, 1912
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 19, 2004 (92)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
22, 1912
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 19, 2004 (92)

About

A chemist who won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with organoboranes. He also discovered a method for producing sodium borohydride.

Before Fame

He earned a B.S. from the University of Chicago in 1936.

Trivia

He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1969.

Family Life

He had one child with Sarah Baylen, who he married in 1937.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry four years after Vladimir Prelog did.