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Sir Frederick Hopkins

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Sir Frederick Hopkins

Person  Male  Born 20/6/1861  Died 16/5/1947

Categories: Science

Biochemist. Born Frederick Gowland Hopkins at 16 Marine Parade, Eastbourne. He studied at Guy's Hospital, where he received the University of London gold medal. In 1897 he became the first lecturer in chemical biology at Cambridge. He discovered what he called 'accessory food factors' which later became known as vitamins. Knighted in 1925 and joint winner of the 1929 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine. Died at his home, Saxmeadham, 71 Grange Road, Cambridge.

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