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Herbert C. Brown Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Herbert C. Brown Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other
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This Biography is about one of the best Chemist Herbert C. Brown including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Herbert C. Brown
Real Name Herbert C. Brown
Profession Inorganic Chemists, Chemists, Organic Chemists
Nick Name Herbert Brovarnik
Famous as Chemist
Nationality American
Personal life of Herbert C. Brown
Born on 22 May 1912
Birthday 22nd May
Died At Age 92
Sun Sign Gemini
Born in London, England,
Died on 19 December 2004
Place of death Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Family Background of Herbert C. Brown
Father Charles Brovarnik
Mother Pearl Gorinstein
Spouse/Partner Sarah Baylen (1937-2004)
Personal Fact of Herbert C. Brown

Herbert C. Brown was an English-born American chemist who won a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1979 for his work with organoboranes. He made several notable contributions to the field of organic chemistry, especially to organoboron chemistry or organoborane chemistry. The son of Jewish immigrants in London, he moved to the United States with his family when he was a toddler.

He was a brilliant student from a young age and developed a voracious reading habit. An unfortunate incident during his high school years forced him to drop out but the determined boy persevered and completed his graduation. More difficulties followed during the Great Depression but Brown somehow continued his education and earned a B.S. in 1936, followed by a doctorate two years later. Married by now, he looked for a job but was unable to find a suitable one.

Thus he was pushed into an academic career as a post-doctorate fellow and began his research in chemistry that would eventually lead to his seminal work with organoboranes. He worked along with Hermann Irving Schlesinger in his laboratory and the two men came up with significant discoveries for the National Defense Research Committee. Brown spent most of his academic career at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and retired in 1978.

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