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Christiaan Eijkman
Christiaan Eijkman
Born August 11, 1858
Nijkerk, Netherlands
Died November 5, 1930
Utrecht, Netherlands
Fields Tropical diseases
Alma mater University of Amsterdam
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1929)

Christiaan Eijkman (August 11, 1858 - November 5, 1930) was a Dutch doctor. He won the 1929 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Sir Frederick Hopkins, for the discovery of vitamins

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