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Gerhard Domagk
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Born
Gerhard Johannes Paul Domagk

(1895-10-30)30 October 1895
Lagow, Brandenburg
(now Poland)
Died 24 April 1964(1964-04-24) (aged 68)
Burgberg
Nationality German
Alma mater University of Kiel
Known for Development of sulfonamides such as Prontosil
Spouse(s) Gertrud Strube
Children One daughter and three sons
Awards Nobel Prize in Medicine (1939)
Fellow of the Royal Society (1959)
Scientific career
Fields Bacteriology

Gerhard Johannes Paul Domagk (October 30 1895 — April 24 1964) was a German doctor. He won the 1939 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for discovering the antibacterial effect of protonsil.

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