Clara Immerwahr: A life in the shadow of Fritz Haber

  title={Clara Immerwahr: A life in the shadow of Fritz Haber},
  author={Bretislav Friedrich and Dieter Hoffmann},
We examine the life of Clara Haber, nee Immerwahr (1870–1915), including her tragic suicide and its possible relation to the involvement of her husband, Fritz Haber, in chemical warfare. Clara earned a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Breslau, in 1900, as the first woman ever, and married the physical chemist Fritz Haber within a year of her graduation. With no employment available for female scientists, Clara freelanced as an instructor in the continued education of women, mainly… 

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