Chinese medicinal chemist Peng Sixun was born on July 28, 1919, and died on December 9, 2018. Sixun was a native of Baojing County, he was of Tujia descent. He graduated from the National College of Pharmacy in 1942 and completed a master’s degree at Columbia University in 1950. He went back to becoming a ..
Nigerian medical doctor, hotel owner and leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress Dr. Frederick Fasehun was born on September 21, 1935 and died on December 1, 2018. Fasehun was a student of science at the Blackburn College and furthered his education at Aberdeen University College of Medicine. Fasehun also studied at the Liverpool Postgraduate School ..
Hung Wen-tung was born on December 22, 1937, and died on November 4, 2018. He was a Taiwanese politician. Hung Wen-tung served on the Legislative Yuan between 1984 to 1990. He was the second child of business tycoon Hung Wan-chuan. Hung Wen-tung moved on from Kaohsiung Medical College and was prepared as an orthopedist. Wen-tung ..
Paul O’Brien was born on January 22, 1954, and died on October 16, 2018. He was a professor of Inorganic Materials at the University of Manchester. Paul O’Brien was appointed served as head of the School of Chemistry from 2004 to 2009 and head of the School of Materials from 2011 to 2015. He received ..
Osamu Shimomura was born on August 27, 1928, in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto and died on October 19, 2018. He was a Japanese organic chemist and marine biologist. Osamu Shimomura was also a Professor Emeritus at Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and Boston University School of Medicine. Shimomura was awarded the Nobel Prize in ..
Anna Lisbeth Christina Palme née Beck-Friis was born on March 14, 1931, and died on October 18, 2018. She was a Swedish child psychologist and philanthropist. She was a Swedish children’s psychologist, UNICEF chairwoman and the wife of Sweden’s prime minister Olof Palme up until his assassination in 1986. She was born into a noble ..
Stephen William Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, and died on March 14, 2018. He was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge. Stephen Hawking’s scientific works included a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework ..
Ali Asghar Khodadoust was born on October 27, 1935, and died on March 10, 2018. He was an Iranian eye surgeon specializing in corneal transplantation, in whose honor the Khodadoust rejection line is named. Khodadoust medical reputation was the result of in his extensive studies on corneal diseases and transplantation biology. He died of heart ..
John Terrence Cacioppo was born on June 12, 1951, and died on March 5, 2018. He was the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. Cacioppo founded the University of Chicago Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience and the Director of the Arete Initiative of the Office of the Vice ..
Humberto Ivar Araújo Coutinho was born on August 21, 1946 and died on January 1, 2018. He was a Brazilian physician and politician. He served as the President of the Legislative Assembly of Maranhão from 2015 until his death in his office on January 1, 2018. He was a doctor by profession, began his political ..