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is an award originally given annually by the Verein Deutscher Chemiker beginning in 1903. The medal is named after Justus von Liebig
Justus von Liebig was a German chemist who made major contributions to agricultural and biological chemistry, and worked on the organization of organic chemistry. As a professor, he devised the modern laboratory-oriented teaching method, and for such innovations, he is regarded as one of the...
- 1903 Adolf von Baeyer
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer was a German chemist who synthesized indigo, and was the 1905 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Born in Berlin, he initially studied mathematics and physics at Berlin University before moving to Heidelberg to study chemistry with Robert Bunsen...
- 1904 Rudolf Knietsch, Ludwigshafen
- 1905 Eduard Buchner
Eduard Buchner was a German chemist and zymologist, awarded with the 1907 Nobel Prize in Chemistry thanks to his work on fermentation.-Early years:...
- 1907 Adolph Frank
Adolph Frank was a German chemist, engineer, and businessman. He is best known for having discovered uses of potash and creating the industry....
- 1908 Otto Schönherr, Dresden
- 1909 Otto Schott
Friedrich Otto Schott was a German chemist, glass technologist, and the inventor of borosilicate glass. He was the son of a window glass maker, Simon Schott. From 1870 to 1873 Schott studied chemical technology at the technical college in Aachen and at the universities of Würzburg and Leipzig...
- 1911 Paul Ehrlich
Paul Ehrlich was a German scientist in the fields of hematology, immunology, and chemotherapy, and Nobel laureate. He is noted for curing syphilis and for his research in autoimmunity, calling it "horror autotoxicus"...
, Frankfurt am Main
- 1912 Carl Dietrich Harries, Berlin
- 1913 Emil Ehrensberger, Traunstein
- 1914 Fritz Haber
Fritz Haber was a German chemist, who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for his development for synthesizing ammonia, important for fertilizers and explosives. Haber, along with Max Born, proposed the Born–Haber cycle as a method for evaluating the lattice energy of an ionic solid...
- 1919 Carl Bosch
Carl Bosch was a German chemist and engineer and Nobel laureate in chemistry. He was a pioneer in the field of high-pressure industrial chemistry and founder of IG Farben, at one point the world's largest chemical company....
- 1921 Max Planck
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck, ForMemRS, was a German physicist who actualized the quantum physics, initiating a revolution in natural science and philosophy. He is regarded as the founder of the quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918.-Life and career:Planck came...
- 1922 Wilhelm Normann
Wilhelm Normann was a German chemist who introduced the hydrogenation of fats in 1901, creating what later became known as trans fats...
- 1924 Max Schroeder, Berlin
- 1925 Gustav Heinrich Johann Apollon Tammann
Gustav Tammann - was a prominent chemist-physicist of Baltic-German descent who made important contributions in the fields of glassy and solid solutions, heterogeneous equilibria, crystallization, and metallurgy.- Biography :...
- 1926 Robert-Emanuel Schmidt, Wuppertal-Elberfeld
- 1927 Fritz Raschig, Ludwigshafen
- 1928 Friedrich Bergius
Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius was a German chemist known for the Bergius process for producing synthetic fuel from coal, Nobel Prize in Chemistry in recognition of contributions to the invention and development of chemical high-pressure methods...
- 1929 Hans Fischer
Hans Fischer was a German organic chemist and the recipient of the 1930 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.-Early years:...
- 1930 Otto Ruff
-Life:Otto Ruff was born in Schwäbisch Hall, Württemberg. After becoming an pharmacist under the supervision of Carl Magnus von Hell at the University of Stuttgart he joined the group of Hermann Emil Fischer at the University of Berlin. Fischer was noted for his work on carbohydrates and so Ruff...
- 1931 Friedrich Emich
Friedrich Emich was an Austrian chemist. Emich is recognized as the founder of microchemistry. Together with his colleague at the University of Graz, Fritz Pregl he perfected the work in small scales analysis. Fritz Pregl was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1923 for his work on...
, Graz; Ida Noddack
Ida Noddack , née Ida Tacke, was a German chemist and physicist. She was the first to mention the idea of nuclear fission in 1934. With her husband Walter Noddack she discovered element 75 rhenium...
and Walter Noddack
Walter Noddack was a German chemist. He, Ida Tacke , and Otto Berg reported the discovery of element 43 and element 75 in 1925.-Rhenium:...
- 1933 Adolf Spilker, Duisburg
- 1934 Ferdinand Flury, Würzburg
- 1935 Walther A. Roth, Braunschweig and Karl Ziegler
Karl Waldemar Ziegler was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963, with Giulio Natta, for work on polymers. The Nobel Committee recognized his "excellent work on organometallic compounds [which]...led to new polymerization reactions and ... paved the way for new and highly...
- 1936 Gustav F. Hüttig, Prag
- 1937 Ernst Späth
Ernst Späth was an Austrian chemist.He was the first to synthesise Mescaline and was one of the first to synthesize cuscohygrine on a small scale with Hans Tuppy....
- 1938 Eduard Zintl
Eduard Zintl was a German chemist.After his family moved from Weiden and Bayreuth to Munich and after he had finished school he was drafted for military service during World War I. At the age of 21 he started studying at the University of Munich with Otto Hönigschmid. He got his PhD at the age of...
- 1940 Otto Hönigschmid
Otto Hönigschmid was a Czech/Austrian chemist.-Education:Hönigschmid studied at the gymnasium in Olomouc, then at the Charles University in Prague under the guidance of Guido Goldschmiedt .-Work:Hönigschmid worked in Paris under Henri Moissan and at Harvard University under...
- 1950 Erich Konrad, Leverkusen
- 1951 Wilhelm Klemm, Münster
- 1953 Wilhelm Moschel, Leverkusen
- 1955 Feodor Lynen, München
- 1956 Heinrich Hock, Clausthal
- 1957 Friedrich Adolf Paneth, Mainz
- 1958 Gerhard Schramm, Tübingen
- 1960 Georg-Maria Schwab, Munich
- 1961 Rolf Huisgen
Rolf Huisgen is a German chemist. He was born in Gerolstein and studied in Munich under the supervision of Heinrich Otto Wieland. After completing his Ph.D. in 1943 and his habilitation in 1947, he became professor at the University of Tübingen in 1949...
- 1964 Günter Scheibe, Munich
- 1965 Wilhelm Husmann, Aachen
- 1967 Erich Thilo, Berlin
- 1969 Oskar Glemser, Göttingen
- 1972 Hans-Werner Kuhn, Göttingen
- 1973 Leopold Horner
Leopold Horner was a German chemist and published in a modified Wittig reaction using phosphonate-stabilized carbanions now called the Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction or HWE reaction or Horner-Wittig reaction-Life:Horner started studying chemistry at the University of Heidelberg and later with...
- 1976 Horst Pommer, Ludwigshafen
- 1980 Ernst Ruch, Berlin
- 1981 Armin Weiss, Munich
- 1983 Dieter Oesterhelt, Munich
- 1984 Ulrich Schöllkopf
Ulrich Schöllkopf was a German chemist and together with Georg Wittig discovered the Wittig reaction in 1956. Later in 1981 he published the synthesis method for amino acids known as the Bislactimether method or Schöllkopf method....
- 1986 Rolf Appel
Rolf Appel was an inorganic chemist who worked in the area of organophosphorus chemistry. Appel was born in 1921.-Education:He received his PhD at age 30. Appel was appointed in 1962 to both the University of Bonn along with the inorganic chemical institute in 1962 from the University of Heidelberg...
- 1987 Gerhard Ertl
Gerhard Ertl is a German physicist and a Professor emeritus at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany...
- 1989 Meinhart Zenk, Munich
- 1991 Kurt Issleib, Halle/Saale
- 1993 Reinhard W. Hoffmann, Marburg
- 1994 Wolfgang Beck, Munich
- 1996 Werner Kutzelnigg
Werner Kutzelnigg, born on September 10, 1933 in Vienna, Austria, is a prominent theoretical chemist. He is now emeritus Professor in the Chemistry Faculty, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany....
- 1998 Helmut Schwarz
Helmut Schwarz is a highly-cited German organic chemist. He has been a professor of chemistry at the Technische Universität Berlin since 1978, and president of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation since January 2008.-References:...
- 2000 Reinhart Ahlrichs
Prof. Dr. Reinhart Ahlrichs is a German theoretical chemist.-Biography:Ahlrichs was born on the 16 January 1940 in Göttingen. He studied Physics at the University of Göttingen and received his PhD in 1968 with W. A. Bingel. From 1968-69 he was assistant at Göttingen with Werner Kutzelnigg and from...
- 2002 Hans Wolfgang Spiess, Mainz
- 2004 Arndt Simon, Stuttgart
- 2006 Herbert Mayr
Herbert Mayr is a former politician from the autonomous German province of South Tyrol in Italy.Mayr studied sport in Bologna during the mid-1960s, at the end of the 1970s was a professor at the University of Innsbruck and from 1987 until 1994 was the chairman of the sports club SSV Bozen.Mayr was...
- 2008 Wolfgang Krätschmer
Wolfgang Krätschmer is a German physicist.Krätschmer studied physics in Berlin. After his Diplom he went to the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg and earned his PhD there in 1971 with a thesis on artificially etched tracks of accelerated heavy ions in quartz...
- 2010 Joachim Sauer
Joachim Sauer is a German quantum chemist, full professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin. He is the husband of the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel.- Scientific career :...