Theodor Svedberg

Theodor Svedberg
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BornTheodor Svedberg
(1884-08-30)30 August 1884
Fleräng, Valbo, Gävleborg, Sweden
Died25 February 1971(1971-02-25) (aged 86)
Kopparberg, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
Alma materUppsala University
Known foranalytical ultracentrifugation
Colloid chemistry
AwardsNobel Prize for Chemistry (1926)[1]
Franklin Medal (1949)
Fellow of the Royal Society (1944)[2]
Björkénska priset (1913, 1923, 1926)
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsUppsala University
Gustaf Werner Institute
Doctoral advisorCarl Benedicks, Oskar Widman[citation needed]
Doctoral studentsArne Tiselius[citation needed]

Theodor ("The") Svedberg (30 August 1884 – 25 February 1971) was a Swedish chemist and Nobel laureate, active at Uppsala University.

Early life and education

Theodor Svedberg was born in Gävleborg, Sweden. He was the son of Augusta Alstermark and Elias Svedberg. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1905, his master's degree in 1907, and in 1908, he earned his Ph.D.[3]

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