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Emil Adolf von Behring

nobel prize for medicine

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Emil Adolf von Behring
Full Name
of the recipient
Emil Adolf von Behring
AwardNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year of Award1901
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
for his work on serum therapy, especially its application against diphtheria, by which he has opened a new road in the domain of medical science and thereby placed in the hands of the physician a victorious weapon against illness and deaths
at the Time of Award
Marburg University, Marburg, Germany
Place of BirthHansdorf, Prussia (now known as Poland POL)
Date of Birth15 March 1854
at the time of Award
46 years
Place of DeathMarburg, Germany DEU
Date of Death31 March 2017
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