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Sir Alexander Fleming

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Sir Alexander Fleming

Person  Male  Born 6/8/1881  Died 11/3/1955

Categories: Medicine, Science, Seriously Famous

Countries: Scotland

Born Lochfield, Scotland. Pharmacologist and bacteriologist who discovered penicillin in 1927. However he did not realise the significance and it was not until 1940 that Florey and Chain demonstrated its use as the antibiotic that we know today. Knighted 1944. Joint winner of the Nobel prize for medicine in 1945. Died London. His ashes are buried in St Paul’s cathedral.

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Fleming - Nobel Prize

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Fountains Abbey Public House

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Sir Alexander Fleming - Harefield

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Sir Alexander Fleming - SW3

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Sir Alexander Fleming - W2

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Sir Alexander Fleming

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Fleming Court

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