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|Birth:||30th November, 1915|
|Death:||16th November, 2005|
Henry Taube was born in Neudorf, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a Canadian-born American chemist noted for having been awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "his work in the mechanisms of electron-transfer reactions, especially in metal complexes." He earned a B.Sc. degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1935. He earned an M.Sc. degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1937. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1940. He served as an instructor and assistant professor at Cornell University until 1946. He spent time at the University of Chicago as an assistant professor, associate professor and as a full professor from 1946–61. He served as chair of the chemistry department in Chicago from 1956–59, but did not enjoy administrative work. After leaving Chicago, he worked as a professor at Stanford University until 1986. He published a book, Electron Transfer Reactions of Complex Ions in Solution in 1970.
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