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Georg Wittig

Date of Birth 16-June-1897
Place of Birth Berlin
Nationality Germany
Profession Chemist
Georg Wittig was a German chemist who reported a method for synthesis of alkenes from aldehydes and ketones using compounds called phosphonium ylides in the Wittig reaction. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Herbert C. Brown in 1979.

Awards by Georg Wittig

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(for their development of the use of boron- and phosphorus-containing compounds, respectively, into important reagents in organic synthesis.)