Butenandt, Adolph Friedrich Johann
Born: Mar 24, 1903 AD
Died: 1995 AD, at 91 years of age.
1903 - Born on March 24th in Bremerhaven-Wesermünde. German biochemist.
1927 - He graduated at the University of Göttingen.
- He was a Scientific Assistant at the Institute of Chemistry, Göttingen.
1931 - He was Privatdozent in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Göttingen and acting Head of the laboratories for organic and inorganic chemistry.
- He then became Professor Ordinarius and Director of the Institute for Organic Chemistry at the Institute of Technology at Danzig.
- He married Erika Ziegner.
1936 - He was Professor in the University of Berlin and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Berlin-Dahlem.
1939 - He was awarded, jointly with Leopold Ruzicka, the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
1945 - He was Professor of Physiological Chemistry at Tübingen.
1956 - He became Professor of Physiological Chemistry in the University of Munich.
- He was Director of the Institute of Physiological Chemistry in the University of Munich.
1960 - He was the President of the Max Planck Society at Munich.
1995 - Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt died.
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