Ostwald, Wilhelm

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Ostwald, Wilhelm Gender: M
Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald
born on 2 September 1853 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Riga, Latvia, 56n57, 24e06
Timezone LMT m24e06 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Ebertin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 09°51' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°15 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 26°14'

Wilhelm Ostwald


Russian-German chemist and philosopher who almost single-handedly established physical chemistry as an acknowledged branch of chemistry.

He discovered the law of dilution named after him. He had an extremely active life; his published work contains forty thousand pages. He had excellent organizational talents.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1909.

He died on 4 April 1932, Leipzig, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1909 (Nobel Prize for Chemistry)

Source Notes

Ebertin quotes B.R.


  • Traits : Personality : Creative
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Creativity
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (Chemistry)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Co-founder of field of physical chemistry)