|Birth Day||March 8, 1879|
|Birth Place||Frankfurt, Germany|
|Age||140 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jul 28, 1968 (age 89)|
Pioneer in radioactivity and radiochemistry, who is known as the 'Father of of nuclear chemistry.' He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944 for the discovery of nuclear fission.
The only break in his intense study of chemistry was for a mandatory year of military Service.
He was awarded the Gold Medal of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences by Pope John XXIII in 1961.
Born to parents Heinrich Hahn, a glazier and Entrepreneur, and Charlotte Hahn, he had 4 older brothers: Karl, Heiner, Julius, and Otto.