Frederick Hopkins

English biochemist

Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins OM FRS (20 June 1861 – 16 May 1947) was an English chemist.[1] He won the 1929 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Christiaan Eijkman, for the discovery of vitamins.

Frederick Gowland Hopkins
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Born20 June 1861
Died16 May 1947
Alma materUniversity College, London
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1929)


  1. "Biography of Frederick Hopkins". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-06-26.