Eduard Buchner, chemist and Nobel laureate, born in Munich, Germany

Eduard Buchner was a German chemist famous for his work with cell-free fermentation that won him the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1907.  Born the son of a physician in Munich, he was educated at the university there and took up a post at the University of Kiel.  Though in his mid-fifties, he volunteered for service as a German Army doctor during the First World War and died of wounds at Foscani, Romania in August, 1917.  (By John Osborne)
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 Laylin K. James, Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, 1901-1990 (Philadelphia: Chemical Heritage Foundation, 1993), 42.
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