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  1. Edwin,1886–1960, Swiss pianist.
  2. E·mil [ey-mil] /ˈeɪ mɪl/, 1852–1919, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1902.
  3. Ernst Otto,1918–2007, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1973.
  4. Hans [hahns] /hɑns/, 1881–1945, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1930.
  5. Robert JamesBobby, 1943–2008, U.S. chess player.
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  1. Emil Hermann (ˈeːmiːl ˈhɛrman). 1852–1919, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on synthetic sugars and the purine group: Nobel prize for chemistry 1902
  2. Ernst Otto . 1918–94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes
  3. Hans (hans). 1881–1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930
  4. Robert James, known as Bobby . 1943–2008, US chess player; world champion 1972–75
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(fĭshər)Hans 1881-1945
  1. German chemist known for his research on the components of blood. He won a 1930 Nobel Prize for his work on the synthesis of hemin.
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