Niels Ryberg Finsen
Born: 15 December 1860, Thorshavn, Faroe Islands (Denmark)
Died: 24 September 1904, Copenhagen, Denmark
Affiliation at the time of the award: Finsen Medical Light Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Prize motivation: "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"
Field: dermatology, radiology
Prize share: 1/1
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