Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1939
Gerhard Domagk

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Gerhard Domagk - Facts

Gerhard Domagk

Gerhard Domagk

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"

Field: bacteriology

Gerhard Domagk was caused by the authorities of his country to decline the award but he later received the diploma and the medal.

Prize share: 1/1

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