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Adolf Friedrich Johann [ah-dawlf free-drikh yoh-hahn] /ˈɑ dɔlf ˈfri drɪx ˈyoʊ hɑn/ (Show IPA), 1903–1995, German chemist: declined 1939 Nobel Prize on the demand of the Nazi government.
Adolf Frederick Johann. 1903–95, German organic chemist. He shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1939) for his pioneering work on sex hormones

Butenandt Bu·te·nandt (bōōt’n-änt’), Adolf Friedrich. 1903-1995.

German chemist. He shared a 1939 Nobel Prize for his work on sexual hormones but declined the honor following a Nazi edict prohibiting acceptance of such prizes.


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