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Carl Bosch

* 1874 in Cologne
† 1940 in Heidelberg


Carl Bosch Nobel Prize Chemistry 1931    

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.
The Haber–Bosch process, is an artificial nitrogen fixation process
and is the main industrial procedure for the production of ammonia today (to produce fertilizer).
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1931 was awarded jointly to Carl Bosch and Friedrich Bergius
"in recognition of their contributions to the invention and development of chemical high pressure methods."

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