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Max Perutz
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Born on 19th of May 1914
Died on 6th of February 2002

Born 1914 - Vienna, Austria. Died 2002 - British biochemist and Nobel Prize winner.

Emigrated to the UK in 1936. Worked on the structure of haemoglobin. Shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry. Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1954. Appointed to the Order of Merit in 1988.

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http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1962/peru Biography

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