Frederick Gowland Hopkins blue plaque in Enfield

Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins 1861-1947
Biochemist Nobel Prize Winner 1929
Lived in this house 1878/1898

Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins OM FRS (20 June 1861 – 16 May 1947) was an English biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1929, with Christiaan Eijkman, for the discovery of vitamins. He also discovered the amino acid tryptophan, in 1901. He was President of the Royal Society from 1930 to 1935.

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