11 August 1858|
5 November 1930 (aged 72)|
|Kent for||Beriberi, vitamins|
|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.