- (1859-1938)German botanist, cousin of Max and Felix Warburg. He was born in Hamburg. He became professor at the University of Berlin in 1892. An active Zionist, he was instrumental in founding the Palestine Office at Jaffa in 1908, and served as president of the World Zionist Organization from 1911 to 1920. From 1921 he was head of the Jewish Agency's experi-mental station at Tel Aviv, and he also taught at the Hebrew University.
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WARBURG, OTTO — (1859–1938), botanist and the third president of the World Zionist Organization. Born in Hamburg to a wealthy, assimilated family, warburg received an exclusively secular education. He completed his studies in the natural sciences in 1883 and… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Warburg, Otto — ▪ German biochemist in full Otto Heinrich Warburg born October 8, 1883, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany died August 1, 1970, West Berlin, West Germany German biochemist awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1931 for his… … Universalium
Warburg, Otto — (1859–1938) Third president of the World Zionist Organization. A member of the wealthy and assimilated Hamburg banking family, Warburg became a distinguished professor of botany, and an adviser on German colonial settlement. In the Zionist… … Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament
WARBURG, OTTO HEINRICH — (1883–1970), German biochemist and Nobel Prize winner; Warburg was born in Freiburg, Baden, the son of the physicist Emil Warburg (1846–1931), and, like his father, was baptized. He worked on radiation physics in the Physikalische Reichanstalt… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Warburg , Otto Heinrich — (1883–1970) German physiologist Warburg, who was born at Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany, was the son of Emil Warburg, a distinguished professor of physics at Berlin. Otto was educated at the University of Berlin, where he obtained his PhD in… … Scientists
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Warburg,Otto Heinrich — War·burg (wôrʹbərg, värʹbo͝ork ), Otto Heinrich. 1883 1970. German biochemist. He won a 1931 Nobel Prize for research on the respiration of cells. * * * … Universalium
Warburg, Otto (Heinrich) — born Oct. 8, 1883, Freiburg im Breisgau, Ger. died Aug. 1, 1970, West Berlin, W.Ger. German biochemist. In the 1920s, after earning doctorates in chemistry and medicine, he investigated the process by which oxygen is consumed in the cells of… … Universalium
Warburg, Otto Heinrich — (1883 1970) German biochemist. He studied the respiratory mechanisms of cancerous tissue. He received the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology … Dictionary of Jewish Biography
Warburg, Otto Heinrich — ► (1883 1970) Fisiólogo alemán. Fue premio Nobel de Medicina y Fisiología en 1931, por sus estudios acerca de los fenómenos enzimáticos de la respiración celular … Enciclopedia Universal