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Reichstein, Tadeus

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 99 years of age.

Nationality: Polish
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Swiss (Polish-born) biochemist

 

immigrated to Switzerland 1905 (naturalized Swiss citizen 1914)

 

developed process for synthetic production of vitamin C 1933

 

isolated corticosterone (later cortisone) 1937

 

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1950


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