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Otto Hahn

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Otto Hahn
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Born(1879-03-08)March 8, 1879
DiedJuly 28, 1968(1968-07-28) (aged 89)
OccupationChemist
Known forNobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944

Otto Hahn (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) was a German Nobel Prize winning chemist. He did pioneering research into the atom and he discovered nuclear fission (splitting the uranium atom) in 1938, together with Lise Meitner and Fritz Strassmann.

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