Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1940
Number:15 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Otto Hahn
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1968
Profession:prof
University:Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck-Institut) für Chemie
City:Berlin-Dahlem
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1944
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Lise Meitner
Gender:F
Year, Birth:1878
Year, Death:1968
Profession:prof
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
 
Nominator:
Name:Arthur H Compton
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1892
Year, Death:1962
Profession:previous winner of a NP in physics, 1927
University:University of Chicago
City:Chicago
State:IL
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: The nomination was divided between O. Hahn and L. Meitner. Hahn received the 1944 prize in chemistry in 1945.