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Niels Ryberg Finsen
|Born||December 15, 1860
|Died||September 24, 1904|
|Alma mater||University of Copenhagen|
|Known for||Using light radiation|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1903)|
|Institutions||Finsen Medical Light Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark|
Niels Ryberg Finsen (December 15, 1860 – September 24, 1904) was an Danish doctor. He won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for treating lupus vulgaris (tuberculosis of the skin), with light radiation.
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