Authorised form of nameHahn; Otto (1879 - 1968)
Dates1879 - 1968
Place of birthFrankfurt am Main, Germany
Date of birth08 March 1879
Place of deathGottingen, Germany
Date of death28/07/1968
Research fieldRadiochemistry
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1944
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election09/05/1957
Sir Charles Frank, 'The Farm Hall Transcripts' (Bristol and Philadelphia: institute of Physics Pulishing; Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993)
G V R Born, FRS, 'The wide-ranging family history of Max Born' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 219-262
P Fara, ' Big bangs. Invisible rays: a history of radioactivity' by G I Brown
W van der Kloot, 'April 1915: Five Future Nobel Prize-Winners Inaugurate Weapons Of Mass Destruction And The Academic-Industrial-Military Complex' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 149-160
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1970 vol 16 pp 279-313, plate, by R Spence
Royal Society codeNA622
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/1/33/1/4Nobel Prize1948
EC/1957/28Hahn, Otto: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Meitner Graf/001831Hahn, Ottond
NLB/30/348Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Otto Hahn, [Fellow of the Royal Society], care of Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society, University College, W.C. March 1905
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