Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861 - 1947)

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About Frederick Gowland Hopkins

Biographical Summary

Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowland. 20/06/1861-16/05/1947. Ref: 2837. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Knight (1925), OM (1935).
  • Place of Birth: Eastbourne, Sussex.
  • Profession: Chemist, Biochemist.
  • Appointments Held: Lecturer 1898-1902, Reader 1902-21, Chemical Physiology, Professor 1921-43, Biochemistry, Cambridge University.
  • Schools and Tutors: City of London School.
  • Undergraduate Studies: B.Sc (London 1890) MA, MB (1894).
  • Postgraduate Studies: D.Sc (Oxford 1922), Sc.D (Cantab 1933).
  • Marital Status: Married (1898) Jessie Anne Stevens d.1956.
  • Mother: Elizabeth Gowland.
  • Father: Frederick Hopkins.
  • References: DNB 1941-1950, 1959, 406-8; Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society, 6, 115-40 signed H.H.Dale (portrait), 140-5 catalogue of publications; Who Was Who 4.
  • Memberships: FRS (1905, President 1930-5).
  • Date of Election: 04/07/1927.
  • Proposers: Proposed by Council as Honorary British Fellow (Billet 4/7/1927).
  • Notes: Joint Nobel Laureate,Physiology & Medicine 1929.
  • Fellow Type: HF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 455

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August 5, 1910
Age 49
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