Ernest Duchesne, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ernest Duchesne

French physician

Date of Birth: 30-May-1874

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 12-Apr-1912

Profession: physician, pharmacologist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Ernest Duchesne

  • Ernest Duchesne (30 May 1874 – 12 April 1912) was a French physician who noted that certain molds kill bacteria.
  • He made this discovery 32 years before Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic properties of penicillin, a substance derived from those molds, but his research went unnoticed.

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