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Oparin, Alexander Ivanovich

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1980 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Biochemist, Biologists, Scientist


1894 - Born on the 2nd of March in Uglich, Russia.

1917 - He graduated from the Moscow State University.

1924 - He put forward a theory of life on Earth developing.

1935 - He founded the Biochemistry Institute by the USSR Academy of Science.

1939 - He became a Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

1969 - Became Hero of Socialist Labour.

1970 - He was elected President of the International Society for the Study of the Origins of Life.

1974 - Received the Lenin Prize.

1979 - He was awarded the Lomonosov Gold Medal for outstanding achievements in biochemistry.

1980 - He died on the 21st of April.


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