Ten fun facts about Paul Ehrlich
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Paul Enrlich was born in Germany in the year 1854, and won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his exemplary work on immunology.
Although a Jew by religion, he did not focus much on Jewish customs and focused more on being practical rather than religious.
Paul Enrlich undertook medical learning and received a doctorate in the year 1882 and he married Hedwig Pinkus in the subsequent year.
Ehrlich was responsible for the discovery of Arsphenamine, which is as an effective cure to tackle the sexually transmitted disease called syphilis.Fact 5
For his work in the field of immunology, Ehrlich received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or medicine in the year 1908.Fact 6
His study of the conceptualized “magic bullet” led to the realization of monoclonal antibodies that deliver a precise binding affinity.Fact 7
In the Frankfurt-Sachsenhausen region, there is a street named after the great scientist as early as 1910, and today there are various streets in Germany named after him.Fact 8
Enrlich was honored on a Deutsche Mark note of the denomination 200. His face is it showcased on the front side of the note.Fact 9
“Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet” was a 1940 movie in the United States displayed his efforts in finding an effective cure for the disease syphilis.Fact 10
Ehrlich passed away in 1915 after a massive heart attack and the German emperor Wilhelm II amongst many mourned his death, as it was a great loss to science. Go to more people facts ❯
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