The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1939
Born: 30 October 1895, Lagow, Germany (now Poland)
Died: 24 April 1964, Burgberg, West Germany (now Germany)
Affiliation at the time of the award: Munster University, Munster, Germany
Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the antibacterial effects of prontosil"
Gerhard Domagk was caused by the authorities of his country to decline the award but he later received the diploma and the medal.
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