Harald zur Hausen

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Harald zur Hausen

Harald zur Hausen (11 March 1936 – 28 May 2023) was a German virologist and professor.[1] He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008 for his discoveries on the role of papilloma viruses which he shared with Luc Montagnier and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi.[2]

He was born in Gelsenkirchen. Zur Hausen died on 28 May 2023 in Heidelberg, Germany, at the age of 87.[3][4]

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  1. "Harald zur Hausen - Autobiography". nobelprize.org. 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
  2. "Nobelpreisträger Harald zur Hausen ist tot". Die Zeit (in German). 16 November 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2023.
  3. "Medizin-Nobelpreisträger Harald zur Hausen gestorben". ZDFmediathek (in German). 29 May 2023. Retrieved 29 May 2023.
  4. "Nobel laureate Harald zur Hausen has passed away". www.dkfz.de. Retrieved 2023-05-29.