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Karl Landsteiner, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1930

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Birthplace: Baden bei Wien, Baden District, Lower Austria, Austria
Death: Died in New York, New York, NY, USA
Cause of death: Heart failure
Place of Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Nantucket, MA, USA
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Son of Dr. Leopold Landsteiner and Fanny Hess
Husband of Leopoldine Helene* Wlasto
Father of <private> Landsteiner

Occupation: Pathologist and Immunologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Madicine, 1930
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About Karl Landsteiner, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1930

Karl Landsteiner FRS (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist and physician. He is noted for having first distinguished the main blood groups in 1900, having developed the modern system of classification of blood groups from his identification of the presence of agglutinins in the blood, and having identified, with Alexander S. Wiener, the Rhesus factor, in 1937, thus enabling physicians to transfuse blood without endangering the patient′s life. With Constantin Levaditi and Erwin Popper, he discovered the polio virus, in 1909. In 1930 he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He was awarded a Lasker Award in 1946 posthumously and is recognised as the father of transfusion medicine.

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Karl Landsteiner, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1930's Timeline

1868
June 14, 1868
Baden bei Wien, Baden District, Lower Austria, Austria
1916
1916
Age 47
1943
June 26, 1943
Age 75
New York, New York, NY, USA
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Nantucket, MA, USA