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Karl Landsteiner (born in Baden bei Wien, near Vienna (Austria), died in New York City, United States) was a famous Scientist from Austria, who lived between June 14, 1868 and June 26, 1943.


Karl Landsteiner was an Austrian biologist and Nobel laureate. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1930 for his discovery of the AB0 system, our most important blood group classification. Together with Alexander S. Wiener, he succeeded to identify the Rh system in 1937. He was also awarded Laskerprisen in 1946 for this. Landsteiner's also the author of Landsteiners rule.

Landsteiner was elected as a foreign representative of the Royal Academy of Sciences in 1930.

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He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 2 quotes who is written / told by Karl.

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Famous quotes by Karl Landsteiner (2)

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"It is very kind of you to consider the possibility of my working in Pasadena, an idea which certainly is attractive, especially since it would hold out the prospect of your cooperation or advice"
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"Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins, which are regarded as the principal con-stituents of living organisms"