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Max Theiler
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Born (1899-01-30)January 30, 1899
Died August 11, 1972(1972-08-11) (aged 73)
Occupation Biochemist
Known for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1951

Max Theiler (January 30, 1899August 11, 1972) was an South African-American virologist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1951 for developing a vaccine against yellow fever. He was born on January 30, 1899 in Pretoria, South African Republic and died on August 11, 1972 in New Haven, Connecticut.


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