The founder and director of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (1957-1975)
Solomons Hillers created and formed the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis that gave 25% of all new created medical preparations in USSR. Many talented Latvian organic chemists whose names became known around the world worked and “grew-up” in this institute. Today many of them work in the scientific laboratories of other countries.
Born: January 14, 1915, Riga, Latvia
Died: June 7, 1975, Riga, Latvia