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Bizarre and Eccentric: Weird People and Extraordinary Lives by Nigel Blundell

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Parents: Father, Adolf Windaus; Mother, Margarete Elster Windaus. Nationality: German. Religion: Most probably Christian. Education: Univ. of Berlin, Germany, medical license, 1897; Univ. of Freiburg, Germany, Dr. , 1900. Spouse: Elizabeth Resau, married 1915. Children: Gunter, son; Gustav, son; Margarete, daughter. Career: Univ. of Berlin, Germany, Researcher, 1900–01; Univ. , Austria, Professor, 1913–15; Univ. of Göttingen, Germany, Professor, 1915–44. Other Awards: Pasteur Medal, 1938; Goethe Medal, 1941; Grand Order of Merit, 1951; Order Pour le Mérite, 1952; Grand Order of Merit with Star, 1956.

Selected Publications: La Chimie dans l’Espace. M. Bazendijk, 1875. Ansichten über die Organische Chemie. 2 volumes. Braunschweis, Germany: F. Viewes, 1878–81. Etudes de Dynamique Chimique. Amsterdam: F. , 1884. Lois de l’Equilibre Chimique dans l’Etate Dilue, Gazeux on Dissous. A. Norstedt, 1886. Vorlesunsen über Theoretischen und Physikalischen Chemie. 3 volumes. Braunschweig, Germany: F. Vieweg und Sohn, 1898–1900. For More Information See: Cohen, E. Jacobus Henricus Van’t Hoff. Sein Leben und Werken.

Of Lyons, France, Professor, 1906–09; Univ. of Nancy, France, Professor, 1909–20; Univ. of Lyons, France, Professor, 1920– 32. Other Awards: Cahours Prize (Institute de France), 1901 and 1902; Bertholet Medal, 1902; Prix Jecker, 1905; Lavoisier Medal, 1912. ” Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences 126 (1898): 1322. ” Annales de l’Universite de Lyon 6 page_6 Page 7 (1901): 1–116. Traite de Chimie Organique. Paris: Masson, 1935–59. For More Information See: Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York: Scribner’s, 1972 (Volume 5), 540–41.

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