Born in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) on December 9, 1868, Haber was a chemist and 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 to Richard Willstaetter: Correspondence, 1910-1934, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives)
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