Christian de Duve
Duve won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 for describing the structure and function of lysosomes and peroxisomes in the cell. Duve shared the Nobel prize with Albert Claude and George E. Palade.
De Duve died on 4 May 2013 when he asked that his life be ended through euthanasia.
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- "Christian de Duve - Autobiography". nobelprize.org. 2011 [last update]. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1974/duve-autobio.html. Retrieved 19 February 2011.