Nobel Prizes and Laureates of the Kaiser Wilhelm Gesellschaft
1944 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Otto Hahn (1879-1968)
For his discovery of heavy nuclei fission.
1939 -Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Adolf Butenandt (1903-1995)
For his work on sex hormones.
1938 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Richard Kuhn (1900-1967)
For his work on carotenoids and vitamins.
1936 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Peter J. W. Debye (1884-1966)
For his contributions to our knowledge of molecular structure through his investigations on dipole moments and on the diffraction of X-rays and electrons in gases.
1935 - Nobel Prize in Medicine
Hans Spemann (1869-1941)
For his discovery of the organizer effect in embryonic development.
1932 - Nobel Prize in Physics
Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976)
For the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which has, inter alia, led to the discovery of the allotropic hydrogen forms.
1931 - Nobel Prize in Medicine
Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883-1970)
For his discovery of the respiratory enzyme's nature and mode of action.
1931 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Carl Bosch (1874-1940)
Together with Friedrich Bergius, for their contributions to the invention and development of chemical high pressure methods.
1925 - Nobel Prize in Physics
James Franck (1882-1964)
Together with Gustav Ludwig Hertz, for their discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom.
1922 - Nobel Prize in Medicine
Together with Archibald Vivian Hill, for his discovery relating to heat production in the muscle.
1921 - Nobel Prize in Physics
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
For his service to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the photoelectric effect.
1918 - Nobel Prize in Physics
Max Planck (1858-1947)
In recognition of the services he rendered to the advancement of Physics through his discovery of energy quanta.
1918 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Fritz Haber (1868-1934)
For ammonia synthesis from its elements.
1915 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Richard Willstätter (1872-1942)
For his research into plant pigments, especially chlorophyll.
1914 - Nobel Prize in Physics
Max von Laue (1879-1960)
For his discovery of crystalline X-ray diffraction.