Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff

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Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Born(1852-08-30)August 30, 1852
DiedMarch 1, 1911(1911-03-01) (aged 58)
Known forNobel Prize in Chemistry in 1901

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jr. (30 August 1852 – 1 March 1911) was a Dutch chemist. He was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1901. van 't Hoff studied the active principles of chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, osmotic pressure, and stereochemistry.