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Authorised form of nameNernst; Hermann Walther (1864 - 1941)
Other forms of nameNernsr, Walter Hermann
SurnameNernst
ForenamesHermann Walther
Dates1864 - 1941
Dates and placesBirth:
Briesen (Wabrzezno), Germany (25 June 1864)
Death:
Bad Muskau, Germany (18 or 19 November 1941)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
2/06/1932
Medals/Prizes:
Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1920
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Authority:
AltName from The Times, 25 June 2001
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 101-112, plate, by Cherwell and F Simon
References:
J S Rowlinson, 'The Third Law', review of D K Barkan, Walther Nernst and the Transition to Modern Physical Science in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 123-124
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
Notes:
Year Book of Austrian Academy and DSB give death date as 18 November 1941.
Royal Society codeNA6583
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/17/40Postcard from Walther Nernst to Sir Alfred Egerton20 July 1939
EC/1932/21Nernst, Hermann Walther: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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