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Artturi Ilmari Virtanen

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Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
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Born(1895-01-15)January 15, 1895
DiedNovember 11, 1973(1973-11-11) (aged 78)
Helsinki, Finland
NationalityFinnish
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1945)
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen (January 15, 1895 – November 11, 1973) was a Finnish biochemist. He received the 1945 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method".[1]

He was born in Helsinki, Russian Empire (now Finland) and died in Helsinki.

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  1. "Artturi Virtanen - Facts". Nobelprize.org.