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Bosch, Karl (Carl Bosch)

Born: 1874 AD
Died: 1940 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Chemists


1874 - Born in Cologne on the 27th of August.

1892-1898 - He studied at the Technical College of Charlottenburg and the University of Leipzig.

1899 - He started to work at BASF.

1908-1913 - Developed the Haber-Bosch process together with Fritz Haber.

1925 - Bosch was one of the founders of IG Farben.

1931 - He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Friedrich Bergius for the introduction of high pressure chemistry.

1935 - Chairman of the board of directors.

1940 - Died in Heidelberg on the 26th of April.


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