Walter N. Haworth (Chemistry)
Birthday,: 1883, Chorley, Lancashire, England
Walter Hayworth of Birmingham University in England was
awarded the 1937 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his studies of carbohydrates and
for the elucidation of the structure, and the artificial synthesis of vitamin C
(which he named ascorbic acid.) He determined the molecular structure of glucose
and devised the Haworth formula to describe it three dimensionally.