January 30, 1899|
Pretoria, South Africa
|Died||August 11, 1972
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
|Known for||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1951|
Max Theiler (January 30, 1899 – August 11, 1972) 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.