Awards & Winners

George de Hevesy

Date of Birth 01-August-1885
Place of Birth Budapest
(Hungary, Central Hungary)
Nationality Hungary, Germany
Profession Scientist, Chemist, Inventor
George Charles de Hevesy was a Hungarian radiochemist and Nobel laureate, recognized in 1943 for his key role in the development of radioactive tracers to study chemical processes such as in the metabolism of animals. He also co-discovered the element hafnium.

Awards by George de Hevesy

Check all the awards nominated and won by George de Hevesy.


Copley Medal
(For his distinguished work on the chemistry of radioactive elements and especially for his development of the radioactive tracer techniques in the investigation of biological processes.)


Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(for his work on the use of isotopes as tracers in the study of chemical processes.)