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Lot 84: Emil von Behring first Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Rare Autograph, Manuscripts & Book & Aviation Auction
27 October 2016
Miami, FL, USA
Emil von Behring (Emil Adolf von Behring), as Emil Adolf Behring born (15 March 1854 – 31 March 1917) was a German physiologist who received the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the first one awarded, for his discovery of a diphtheria antitoxin. He was widely known as a "saviour of children", as diphtheria used to be a major cause of child death. He was ennobled in 1901 for services to medicine.
Postcard dated from December 28th,1897 form Ravello to a Adolfo Spinola, short ANS sending him’’’’ signed E.Behring.
3 1/2" x 5 1/2"
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