Frederick Banting, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Frederick Banting

Canadian medical scientist and doctor

Date of Birth: 14-Nov-1891

Place of Birth: Alliston, Ontario, Canada

Date of Death: 21-Feb-1941

Profession: physician, pharmacologist

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Frederick Banting

  • Sir Frederick Grant Banting (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the co-discoverer of insulin and its therapeutic potential.In 1923 Banting and John James Rickard Macleod received the Nobel Prize in Medicine.
  • Banting shared the honours and award money with his colleague, Dr.
  • Charles Best.
  • As of November 2018, Banting, who received the Nobel Prize at age 32, remains the youngest Nobel laureate in the area of Physiology/Medicine.
  • In 1923 the Government of Canada granted Banting a lifetime annuity to continue his work.
  • In 1934 he was knighted by King George V.

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