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About Christian René Marie Joseph de Duve, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974
Christian de Duve, né le 2 octobre 1917 à Thames-Ditton en Angleterre et mort le 4 mai 20131, est un docteur en médecine et biochimiste belge qui reçut le prix Nobel de physiologie ou médecine en 1974.
Christian René, viscount de Duve (b. 2 October 1917 - 4 May 2013) was a Nobel Prize-winning cytologist and biochemist. De Duve was born in Thames Ditton, Surrey, Great Britain, as a son of Belgian refugees. They returned to Belgium in 1920. De Duve was educated by the Jesuits at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwecollege in Antwerp, before studying at the Catholic University of Leuven, where he became a professor in 1947. He specialized in subcellular biochemistry and cell biology and discovered peroxisomes and lysosomes, cell organelles. De Duve chose to end his life through euthanasia.