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Sir Alexander Fleming (August 6, 1881-March 11, 1955)

Born in Ayrshire?, Scotland. Died in London, England. Fleming discovered an actibacterial agent which he named Penicillin. It turned out to be an infection-fighting agent of enormous potency for which he was both knighted and received the Nobel prize for medicine in 1945.

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