Hideki Shirakawa

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Birthday
20, 1936
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2000 for discovering conductive polymers. He worked as a professor at University of Tsukuba in Japan for many years.

Before Fame

He worked as an assistant at Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Trivia

He is related to a member of the singing group Morning Musume.

Family Life

He is related to Naoko Takahashi, the women's marathon gold medalist of the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize three years before Peter Agre did.