Frederick Sanger Biography


Frederick Sanger

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Birth Name: Frederick Sanger
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   98 Years
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Frederick Sanger was a scientist related to the field of Biochemistry. He rose to prominence after winning the Novel Prize from his field. Frederick Sanger was from a middle-class family born in Rendcomb, the United Kingdom to Frederick Sanger and Cicely Sanger. He received his formal education from Bryanston School; he also attended St John's College. His father was a worker and his mother was the housewife. He also had two siblings.

Frederick Sanger married to Margaret Joan. They got married in 1940. Later it was rumored that they also had some affairs before they got married. He also had three children with her. He once claimed that she is love and his life and one of the humans who encouraged him throughout his life to achieve his dreams. There was no any rumor about them getting divorced and he felled so lucky to be her loving spouse.

Frederick Sanger fully dedicated himself towards study. He also attended Cambridge University and did lots of research work there. He has also done research related to Sequencing insulin and developed some theory to describe it too and he later proved it experimentally. He has also done research related to Sequencing RNA and Sequencing DNA. He earned lots of honors and also a huge amount of salary throughout his career. His actual net worth was unknown.

 

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Born in Rendcomb, United Kingdom

1918 13th of December

Frederick Sanger was from a middle class family born in Rendcomb, United Kingdom to Frederick Sanger and Cicely Sanger. He received his formal education from Bryanston School; he also attended St John's College. His father was a worker and his mother was the house wife.

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Joined St John's College

1936

.He received his formal education from Bryanston School; he also attended St John's College. His father was a worker and his mother was the house wife. There he fully focused himself in his research work and has also discovered some important findings.

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Married to Margaret Joan

1940

Frederick Sanger is a married man. He is married to Margaret Joan. They got married in 1940. Later it was rumored that they also had some affairs before they got married. He also had three children with her. He once claimed that, she is love and his life and one of the human who encouraged him throughout his life to achieve his dreams. 

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Began his PhD

1940 of December

After completing his higher studies from St John's College and other major universities, he again desired to pursue his PhD. To fulfill that, he began his PhD under the supervision of advisor N.W. "Bill" Pirie. At that time, he was recently married to his wife.

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First child

1943

He became father for the first time in his life in 1943. His wife, Margaret Joan became pregnant with his first child and she gave birth to her first child in 1943, a son named Robin. He was born after they got married for three years.

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Second child, Peter

1946

Three years after being father of his first child, he again became father for the second time. His wife, Margaret Joan became pregnant with his second child and she gave birth to her first child in 1946, a son named Peter.

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Did research in Sequencing RNA

1951

After completing his research relating to the protein in the human beings, from 1951 he again started working in the research related to Sequencing RNA. For this research he was the main man and also led his team to discover some new findings.

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Won Nobel Prize

1958

After completing his all higher education he desired to fully focus himself in the chemistry and do lots of research work related to the chemistry. For his genuine discovery in chemistry, he won Nobel Prize in 1958 from the Chemistry.

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Third child

1960

It took a long time for him to be the father of a sweet daughter. His wife, Margaret Joan became pregnant with his first daughter in 1960 and she gave birth to her first daughter the same year. She was named Sally Joan. She was born sweet.

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Published an article related to Sequencing DNA

1975

After discovering some findings in Sequencing RNA, he focused himself in the Sequencing DNA later in his life. He also discovered some new things in this topic and later released an article related to it along with his co workers.

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Again won the prestigious prize in chemistry

1980

Just after two decades, he was again honored with the Nobel Prize for the second time in his life. He also holds some records as he was the only chemist to win the Nobel Prize twice in his life. He won that prestigious award in 1980.

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Won Order of the Companions of Honour

1981

Besides other prestigious award, he was also honored with the awards like Order of the Companions of Honour. He actually won that award in 1981. The following year, he was also honored In Australia. He was honored with the Australian fellowship.

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Some research institute named after him

1992

In honor of his work and his priceless dedication to the chemistry, some research institute names their institute after him. Till now, there is lots of research institute established after him. But now some of these institutes changed their name to something else.

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Died in Cambridge, United Kingdom

2013 19th of December

This honorable man was dead in 2013. He died while he was sound sleep in the hospital bed. The actual reason for his death is unknown to the press and it seems like he died because he became old. He actually died on 19th November.

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