Georg Wittig bio

Birth Name: Georg Wittig

Occupation: Chemist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: June 16, 1897

Date Of Death: August 26, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Georg Wittig was born on the 16th of June, 1897. He was known for being a Chemist. A German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1979 for his discovery of the Wittig reaction. He became the head of the organic chemistry department at the University of Heidelberg in 1956.

Georg Wittig was born in Germany. He fought for Germany in World War I and was an English prisoner of war from 1918 to 1919. He created a method for synthesis of alkenes from aldehydes and ketones using compounds called phosphonium ylides.

Georg Wittig was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Georg Wittig was born in 1890s.

Georg Wittig is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Georg’s Georg Wittig attended University of Marburg.


Georg Wittig’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Georg Wittig’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Georg Wittig was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Georg Wittig
RELIGION: Christian
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Georg Wittig was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Georg Wittig was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Georg Wittig had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Georg Wittig’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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