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Ermoleva, Zinaida Vissarionovna

Date of birth:
October 27th, 1898 (Frolovo, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
December 2nd, 1974 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kuzminskoe Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

The microbiologist Zinaida Ermoleva independently synthesized penicillin for the Soviet military during World War II.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Stalin Prize

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain