Max Theiler

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

Max Theiler (January 30, 1899August 11, 1972)[1] 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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  1. "Max Theiler - Autobiography". nobelprize.org. 2011 [last update]. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1951/theiler.html. Retrieved 25 February 2011.