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Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff

 
 
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2016
1. Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff Marker
Inscription.
In dit gebouw werkte van 1878-1891
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Winnaar Nobelprijs Scheikunde

(English translation:)

In this building from 1878-1891 worked
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1901

 
Location. 52° 22.107′ N, 4° 53.863′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is on Groenburgwal just north of Staalstraat, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Groenburgwal 44, Amsterdam, North Holland 1011, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hendrick de Keyser (a few steps from this marker); Benedictus de Spinoza (1632-1677), Amsterdammer, Filosoof/Philosopher (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument (about 120 meters away); Doelentoren (about 120 meters away); Elisabeth van Oostenrijk / Empress Elisabeth of Austria (about 120 meters away); Municipal Morgue (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Franz Liszt (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Walter Süskind (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2016
2. Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here between the second and third windows (from the left).
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff image. Click for full size.
By Nicola Perscheid, circa 1904
3. Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jr. (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn(ə)t ˈɦɔf]; 30 August 1852 – 1 March 1911) was a Dutch physical and organic chemist and the first winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is best known for his discoveries in chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, osmotic pressure, and stereochemistry. Van 't Hoff's work in these subjects helped found the discipline of physical chemistry as it is today. - Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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