Christiaan Eijkman

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Christiaan Eijkman
Born August 11, 1858(1858-08-11)
Nijkerk, Netherlands
Died November 5, 1930(1930-11-05) (aged 72)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Naitionality Dutch
Fields Pheesiology
Kent for Beriberi, vitamins
Notable awairds Nobel Prize for Pheesiology or Medicine (1929)

Christiaan Eijkman (Dutch: [ˈkrɪstijaːn ˈɛi̯kmɑn]; 11 August 1858 – 5 November 1930) wis a Dutch pheesician an professor o pheesiology whase demonstration that beriberi is caused bi puir diet led tae the discovery o antineuritic vitamins (Thiamine). Thegither wi Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, he received the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine.