Quotes by Wilhelm Ostwald

About Wilhelm Ostwald:

Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald was a Russian-German chemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysis, chemical equilibria and reaction velocities. Ostwald, Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, and Svante Arrhenius are usually credited with being the modern founders of the field of physical chemistry.

Author Bio

  • NameWilhelm Ostwald
  • DescriptionBaltic German chemist
  • AliasesFriedrich Wilhelm Ostwald
  • BornSeptember 2, 1853
  • DiedApril 4, 1932
  • CountryGermany
  • ProfessionChemist; Esperantist; Inventor
  • AwardsFaraday Lectureship Prize; Nobel Prize In Chemistry