The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1925 – Richard Zsigmondy
Born: 1 April 1865, Vienna, Austrian Empire (now Austria)
Died: 24 September 1929, Göttingen, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Goettingen University, Göttingen, Germany
Prize motivation: “for his demonstration of the heterogenous nature of colloid solutions and for the methods he used, which have since become fundamental in modern colloid chemistry”
Field: colloidal chemistry, physical chemistry
Richard Zsigmondy received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1926.