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Alexander Fleming

Scientist, Biologist (6-Aug-1881 — 11-Mar-1955)


Kevin Brown. Penicillin Man: Alexander Fleming and the Antibiotic Revolution. Stroud, Gloucestershire, England: Sutton Pub.. 2004. 300pp.

William Arthur Charles Bullock. The Man who Discovered Penicillin: A Life of Sir Alexander Fleming. London: Faber and Faber. 1963. 132pp.

J. G. Crowther. Alexander Fleming. Geneva: Edito-Service S.A.. 1971. 406pp.

Debabrata Dasagupta. The Great Horizon: Biography of Great Scientist Sir Alexander Fleming. New Delhi: Dolphin Books. 2004. 115pp.

Robert J. Fleming. Sir Alexander Fleming: A Personal Story of His Life by His Brother Robert. Self-published. 1960. 102pp.

Laurence James Ludovici. Fleming: Discoverer of Penicillin. London: A. Dakers. 1952. 223pp.

Gwyn MacFarlane. Alexander Fleming: The Man and the Myth. Harvard University Press. 1984. 304pp.

André Maurois. La vie de Sir Alexander Fleming. Montréal, Canada: Hachette Press. 1959. 304pp. Language: French.

John Rowland. The Penicillin Man: The Story of Alexander Fleming. New York: Roy Press. 1957. 155pp.

Kathryn Surrey. Sir Alexander Fleming. London: Cassell. 1959. 117pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.229)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.225)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.523)

  8. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.251-52)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.411)

  10. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.239)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.180)

  12. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.124)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.170)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.199)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.137)

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