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[hah-ber] /ˈhɑ bər/

Fritz, 1868–1934, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1918.
German chemist who received a 1918 Nobel Prize for developing a method of producing ammonia synthetically from nitrogen and hydrogen gases.


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