Butenandt, Adolf

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Butenandt, Adolf Gender: M
Butenandt, Adolf Frederick Johann
born on 24 March 1903 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Bremerhaven, Germany, 53n33, 8e34
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°03' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°29 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 07°23'


German organic chemist, a professor in Berlin from 1936-1960 who was also the director of the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry. His main work was in the field of the chemistry of steroidal sex hormones. Butenandt isolated oestrone and testosterone, out of which he formed the basis for the production of cortisone. In 1939, he won the Nobel Prize.

Butenandt died 1/18/1995 in Munich, Germany at age 91, following "a long illness."

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  • Work : New Career 1936 (Professor)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry (Organic chemist)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor in Berlin, chemistry)
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (Chemistry)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (24 years as professor)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs