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September 15, 1928 Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin On this day in 1928, Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin. Fleming’s discovery revolutionized medicine and has saved countless people from fatal infections.

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Noble Prize winner Alexander Fleming, born Aug. 6, 1881 was a great Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who made way for antibiotic medicines with his discovery of penicillin from the mould "Penicillium notatum".

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Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey of Adelaide (24 September 1898 – 21 February 1968) was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist. He was awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his role in the making of penicillin.

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Sir Alexander Fleming (1881 - 1955) Born in Ayrshire, he discovered the world's first antibiotic drug - Penicillin. This was as a result of an "accident" where mould was allowed to grow on a bacterial culture. Fleming was knighted and received the Nobel Prize in 1944.

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Alexander Fleming Aug 1881-Mar 1945, born in Scoland, is the discoverer of penicillin in 1928. It was finally tested, purified and in use in 1939. Penicillin changed the course of medicine. Fleming was knighted in 1944 and given the Nobel Prize in 1945.

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