Carl Djerassi (October 29, 1923 – January 30, 2015) was a Bulgarian-Austrian-American chemist, novelist, and playwright. He was best known for his work to develop a oral contraceptive pills and the use of physical methods in organic chemistry.
Carl Djerassi in 2013
|Died||January 30, 2015 (aged 91)|
|Known for||synthesis of norethisterone, the first orally highly active progestin used in one of the first three oral contraceptive pills|
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