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Authorised form of nameMetchnikoff; Elias (1845 - 1916)
Other forms of nameElie
Mecznikow, Elias
Other forms of surnameIlya Illyich Mechnikov
Dates1845 - 1916
Place of birthIvanovka, Kharkov Province, Russia
Date of birth15 or 16 May 1845
Place of deathParis, France
Date of death15/07/1916
Research fieldEmbryology
Comparative anatomy
Pathology
Bacteriology
Immunology
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physiology or Medicine) 1908
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election12/12/1895
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1906
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1915-1917 vol 89 pp li-lix signed by E R L
References:
Anne Cooke, 'From Microbes to Man. Ulf Lagerkvist, Pioneers of microbiology and the Nobel Prize' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 234-236
Notes:
DSB gives birth date as 16 May 1845
Royal Society codeNA5262
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/20/285Copy telegram from Sir Michael Foster, to Elias Metchnikoff, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Institut Pasteur, Paris[13 March 1900]
NLB/33/773Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Elias Metchnikoff, Foreign Member, Royal Society1 November 1906
NLB/34/149Copy letter from Francis Darwin, to Professor Elias Metschnikoff, Foreign Member of the Royal Society, Institut Pasteur, Paris4 December 1906
NLB/53/527Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Edwin] Ray Lankester, K.C.B., FRS24 October 1916
EC/1895/24 Metchnikoff, Elias: certificate of election to the Royal Society17 December 1895
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