Haber, Fritz, 1868-1934

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1868-12-09
Death 1934-01-29
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German, English

Biographical notes:

German chemist; major affiliations include: Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany 1903-1911; Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 1911-1933; and Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Berlin, Germany, 1911-1933.

From the description of Haber-Willstädter collection, 1910-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122591256

Born in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) on December 9, 1868, Haber was a chemist, professor of chemistry at the Karlsruhe Technical Institute from 1903 to 1911, when he was appointed director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institut fuer Physikalische Chemie. Haber received the Nobel Prize in 1919 for his work on the fixation of atmospheric nitrogen. He resigned his directorship in 1933 and died in Basel on January 29, 1934.

From the guide to the Fritz Haber Collection, 1907-1960, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Discrimination in education
  • Jews--Persecution--Germany--1933-1945
  • Zionism
  • College teachers
  • Physics--History
  • Assimilation (sociology)
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Complementarity (Physics)
  • Chemists, Jewish
  • Quantum theory--History
  • Wave mechanics
  • Atomic theory
  • Jewish families--Social conditions--19th century
  • Chemistry
  • Science--Research
  • Antisemitism
  • Genealogy
  • Solid state physics
  • Christian converts from Judaism

Occupations:

  • Physicists

Places:

  • Poland--Breslau (as recorded)
  • Breslau (Germany) (as recorded)