The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1926
Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger
Born: 23 April 1867, Silkeborg, Denmark
Died: 30 January 1928, Copenhagen, Denmark
Affiliation at the time of the award: Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark
Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the Spiroptera carcinoma"
Field: disease transmission, medical oncology, parasitology
Johannes Fibiger received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1927.
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