Artturi Ilmari Virtanen

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Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
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Born15 Januar 1895(1895-01-15)
Helsinki, Finland
Died11 November 1973(1973-11-11) (aged 78)
Helsinki, Finland
NaitionalityFinland
Alma materVarsity o Helsinki
Kent forAIV fodder
AwairdsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1945)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsHelsinki Varsity o Technology
Varsity o Helsinki

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen (Finnish: [ˈɑrtːuri ˈilmɑri ˈʋirtɑnen] ( listen); 15 Januar 189511 November 1973) wis a Finnish chemist an recipient o the 1945 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

He inventit AIV silage which improved milk production an a method o preservin butter, the AIV saut, which led tae increased Finnish butter exports.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Risto Ihamuotila. "Virtanen, Artturi Ilmari (1895 - 1973)". The National Biography of Finland. SKS. Retrieved January 31, 2016.