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Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
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Born (1895-01-15)January 15, 1895
Died November 11, 1973(1973-11-11) (aged 78)
Helsinki, Finland
Nationality Finnish
Awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1945)
Scientific career
Fields Biochemistry

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen (January 15, 1895 – November 11, 1973) was a Finnish biochemist. He received the 1945 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method".

He was born in Helsinki, Russian Empire (now Finland) and died in Helsinki.


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