The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1909
Emil Theodor Kocher
Born: 25 August 1841, Berne, Switzerland
Died: 27 July 1917, Berne, Switzerland
Affiliation at the time of the award: Berne University, Berne, Switzerland
Prize motivation: "for his work on the physiology, pathology and surgery of the thyroid gland"
Field: endocrinology, physiology, surgery
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