Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming

Birthday1881-08-06
AgeHe is 137 years old
Birth Sign Leo (juil. 22 - août 22)
EthnicityScottish people
GenderMale
ReligionCatholicism
His Parents
Alexander Fleming's mother's and father's name are Grace Stirling Morton and Hugh Fleming
Alexander Fleming's Child
He has 1 Child. Name is Robert Fleming.
Alias for Alexander Fleming
known other names for Alexander Fleming
Who is Alexander Fleming?
Sir Alexander Fleming, FRSE, FRS, FRCS was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • University of Westminster
Receives Awards
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Ernst Boris Chain
  • John Scott Legacy Medal and Premium - 1944
Alexander Fleming's Books
  • Penicillin, its practical application