Hans Leopold Meyer

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Hans Leopold Meyer
Born (1871-03-31)31 March 1871
Vienna Austria-Hungary
Died 28 November 1942(1942-11-28) (aged 71)
Theresienstadt concentration camp
Awards Lieben Prize 1905

Hans Leopold Meyer 31 March 1871 – 28 November 1942) was an Austrian chemist. He was the brother of Stefan Meyer who also received the Lieben Prize. Hans Leopold Meyer studied at the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Vienna University of Technology and University of Heidelberg he received his PhD in 1894. He started as a lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology, and professor at the German University in Prague. He was a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina[1] and he received the Lieben Prize in 1905, seven years before his younger brother Stefan Meyer received the prize in 1913.[2] He was killed in the Theresienstadt concentration camp end of 1942.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leopoldina errichtet Stele zum Gedenken an NS-Opfer". Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina. Retrieved 2010-03-11. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Ignaz Lieben-Preisträger 1905: Hans Meyer". Retrieved 2010-03-02. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Meyer, Hans (Johannes) Leopold". Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950. 1. Vienna: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. 1957. ISBN 3-7001-1327-7.