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Niels Ryberg Finsen

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Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Niels Ryberg Finsen
Full Name
of the recipient
Niels Ryberg Finsen
AwardNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year of Award1903
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
in recognition of his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science
at the Time of Award
Finsen Medical Light Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Place of BirthThorshavn, Faroe Islands (now known as Denmark DNK)
Date of Birth15 December 1860
at the time of Award
42 years
Place of DeathCopenhagen, Denmark DNK
Date of Death24 September 1904
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