Richard Kuhn

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Birthday
3, 1900
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Aug 1, 1967 (66)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1900
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Aug 1, 1967 (66)

About

An Austrian-German biochemist who won the 1938 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with vitamins. His most important work involved vitamin B2 and the antidermatitis vitamin B6.

Before Fame

He obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Munich in 1922.

Trivia

He was a Nazi collaborator and denounced several of his Jewish colleagues in the field of science.

Family Life

He had six children with his wife Daisy Hartmann, who he married in 1928.

Associated With

Like Otto Wallach, he was a German scientist and Nobel Laureate.