Prigogine, Ilya
(1917-2003)
   Ilya Prigogine was born in Moscow, Russia, on 25 January 1917. His family settled in Brussels in 1921. He earned a doctorate at the Université libre de Bruxelles, where he joined the faculty in 1947. He became a Belgian citizen in 1949. Prigogine won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1977 for his development of mathematical models of irreversible thermodynamics. He was a member of 63 national and international organizations, and he wrote 20 books and approximately 1,000 research articles. Prigogine died in Brussels on 28 May 2003.

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