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Nobel prizewinners for chemistry who were born or died in London

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The physical chemist Sir Cyril Hinshelwood was born in London in 1897 and died there in 1967. In 1956 he shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with the Soviet Nikolai Semenov for his research into kinetics.



In 1912 the American chemist Herbert C. Brown was born in London as Herbert Brovarnika and two years later in 1914 his family emigrated to America. In 1979 he shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with the German Georg Wittig for their work on organic synthesis.



The biochemist A.J.P. Martin was born as Archer John Porter Martin in London in 1910. In 1952 he shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with R.L.M. Synge for their research into protein structure.

A.J.P. Martin



The chemist Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson died in London in 1996. In 1973 he had shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with the German Ernst Fischer.

Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson



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