Fritz Pregl

Fritz Pregl (in Slovene also Friderik Pregl) (3 September 1869 – 13 December 1930), was a Slovenian and Austrian chemist and physician from a mixed Slovene - German -speaking background. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1923 for making important contributions to quantitative organic microanalysis, one of which was the improvement of the combustion train technique for elemental analysis.