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Illia Illich Mechnikov

* 1845 in Iwanowka near Kupjansk
+ 1916 in Paris


Paul Ehrlich

Illia Illich Mechnikov, or Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, also written as Elie Metchnikoff
was a Russian Imperial zoologist of Moldavian and Ukrainian Jewish origin
best known for his pioneering research in immunology.
He and Paul Ehrlich were jointly awarded the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "in recognition of their work on immunity".

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