Victor Grignard

Viktor Grignard (* 6. May 1871 in Cherbourg; † 13. December 1935 in Lyon) was a French chemist.

Grignard received the Nobelpreis for chemistry to 1912 “for the Grignard' reagent so found by it mentioned,in the last years in high degree the progress of organic chemistry promoted ".

Likewise the Grignard reaction designated after Victor Grignard possesses great importance for the synthetic production of alcohols.


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