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

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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