Frederick Sanger

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Birthday
13, 1918
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 19, 2013 (95)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
13, 1918
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 19, 2013 (95)

About

British biochemist who is the first scientist to win the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice. He helped determine the base sequences in nucleic acids and the structure of proteins.

Before Fame

As a Quaker he was granted unconditional exemption from military service during World War II as a conscientious objector.

Trivia

He was the first scientist to sequence insulin.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Margaret Joan Howe.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize twice like Linus Pauling.