A German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1979 for his discovery from the Wittig response. He became the top from the organic chemistry division in the University or college of Heidelberg in 1956. He fought for Germany in Globe Battle I and was an British prisoner of battle from 1918 to 1919. He produced a way for synthesis of alkenes from aldehydes and ketones using substances known as phosphonium ylides. His dad was professor in the used arts senior high school in Kassel. He received the Nobel Reward in Chemistry four years after Vladimir Prelog.