Wilhelm Ostwald

Wilhelm Ostwald bio

Birth Name: Wilhelm Ostwald

Occupation: Chemist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: September 2, 1853

Date Of Death: April 4, 1932

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Wilhelm Ostwald was born on the 2nd of September, 1853. He was best known for being a Chemist. A German chemist who was known as one of the founders of the field of physical chemistry. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for discovering that chemical reactions occur at finite rates, and that these rates can be used to figure out the strengths of acids and bases.

Wilhelm Ostwald was born in Germany. He obtained both his undergraduate degree and his Ph.D. from the University of Tartu, Estonia. He became a member of the International Committee on Atomic Weights in 1906 and served on the committee until World War I erupted.

Wilhelm Ostwald was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Wilhelm Ostwald was born in 1850s.

Wilhelm Ostwald 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".


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

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Wilhelm Ostwald was born in the Year of the Ox.

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Zodiac Sign: Wilhelm Ostwald was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Wilhelm Ostwald was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Wilhelm Ostwald 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.

Wilhelm Ostwald’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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