|Birthname||Hubert Augustin Félix Haerens|
|born on||25 April 1873 at 21:30 (= 9:30 PM )|
|Place||Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20|
|Timezone||LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||05°42' 21°42 Asc. 02°49'|
French-Canadian microbiologist, the co-discoverer of bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) who experimented with the possibility of phage therapy. D'Herelle has also been credited for his contributions to the larger concept of applied microbiology.
In the 1960s Félix d’Hérelle's name appeared on a list published by the Nobel Foundation of scientists who had been worthy of receiving the Nobel Prize but did not, for one reason or another. D'Herelle was nominated for the prize ten times.
He died from pancreatic cancer on 22 February 1949, aged 75, in Paris, France.
Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate n° 683 in the online Paris archives (8th arr., p. 4/31).
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Pancreatic cancer)
- Vocation : Science : Biology (Microbiologist)