Aaron Klug


Birthday August 11, 1926

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Lithuania

DEATH DATE Nov 20, 2018 (92)

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Chemist who won the 1982 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing crystallographic electron microscopy. He was also the director of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge from 1986 to 1996.

Before Fame

He studied crystallography at the University of Cape Town.


He worked with Rosalind Franklin at a lab at the University of London.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Liebe Bobrow.

Associated With

He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1988.