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Werner Forssmann

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Werner Forßmann
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Werner Forßmann
Born (1904-08-29)29 August 1904
Berlin, German Empire
Died 1 June 1979(1979-06-01) (aged 74)
Schopfheim, West Germany
Nationality Germany
Alma mater University of Berlin
Known for Cardiac catheterization
Scientific career
Fields Medicine

Werner Theodor Otto Forßmann (29 August 1904 – 1 June 1979) was a German physician. He was the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956. Forssmann studied the active principles and discovered cardiac catheterization.