Friday, January 29, 2010

Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming (6 August, 1881 – 11 March, 1955) was a Scottish Catholic biologist and pharmacologist who discovered antibiotic substance penicillin in 1928, for which he won the Nobel Prize in 1945.

In 1999, Time Magazine named Fleming one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century for his discovery of penicillin.

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