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Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (Roushie: Фридрих Вильгельм Оствальд, Latvie: Vilhelms Ostvalds; 2 September 1853 – 4 Aprile 1932) wis a Roushie-German chemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his wirk on catalysis, chemical equilibria an reaction velocities.

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Wilhelm Ostwald
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Born Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald
2 September 1853(1853-09-02)
Riga, Govrenorate o Livonia, Roushie Empire (nou Latvie)
Died 4 Apryle 1932(1932-04-04) (aged 78)
Großbothen near Leipzig, Germany
Naitionality Baltic German bi birth. Proushie, German (efter 1871)
Alma mater Varsity o Dorpat
Kent for Catalysis
Coinin the term 'Mole'
Liesegang rings
Ostwald dilution law
Ostwald process
Ostwald ripenin
Ostwald's rule
Ostwald viscometer
Ostwald-Folin Pipette
Ostwald–Freundlich equation
Awairds Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1909)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesical chemistry
Institutions Varsity o Dorpat
Riga Polytechnicum
Varsity o Leipzig
Doctoral advisor Carl Schmidt
Doctoral students Arthur Amos Noyes
Georg Bredig
Paul Walden
Frederick George Donnan