Karl Waldemar Ziegler (November 26, 1898 – August 12, 1973) wis a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963, wi Giulio Natta, for wirk on polymers.

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Karl Waldemar Ziegler
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Karl Ziegler
BornNovember 26, 1898
Helsa near Kassel, German Empire
Died12 August 1973(1973-08-12) (aged 74)
Mülheim, Wast Germany
NaitionalityGermany
Alma materVarsity o Marburg
Kent forZiegler–Natta catalyst
AwairdsLiebig Medal (1935),
War Merit Cross 2nt Class (1940),
Werner von Siemens Ring (1961),
Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1963)
Scientific career
FieldsOrganic chemistry
InstitutionsAachen Varsity o Technology
Max Planck Institute für Kohlenforschung
Doctoral advisorKarl von Auwers