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 teacher at his alma mater, which had been renamed China Pharmaceutical University, and was elected to the Chinese Academy of Engineering in February 1996.
Peng Sixun passed away at 99 years old.