George Charles De Hevesy

George Charles De Hevesy

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Death 5 Jul 1966 (aged 80)
Burial Kerepesdűlő, Józsefváros, Budapest, Hungary
Memorial ID 13864548 · View Source
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Nobel Prize Winner, Chemist. He was the son of Louis de Hevesy, Court Counsellor and Eugéniee Baroness of Schosberger. He received his education at Budapest University and Berlin Technical University and he got his doctorate at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau in 1908. In 1924 he married Pia Riis together they had one son and three daughters. His studies focused on the development of the tracer method where radioactive tracers are used to study chemical processes, for example the metabolism of animals. For this he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1943.

Bio by: Helaine M. Larina


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  • Originally Created by: Helaine M. Larina
  • Added: 5 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13864548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Charles De Hevesy (1 Aug 1885–5 Jul 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13864548, citing Kerepesi Cemetery, Kerepesdűlő, Józsefváros, Budapest, Hungary ; Maintained by Find A Grave .