BirthdayNovember 14, 1891
BirthplaceAlliston, Canada

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Frederick Banting

    Full name: Frederick Banting
    Also known as: Sir Frederick Banting, Sir Frederick Grant Banting, Banting, Sir Frederick Grant, (KBEMCFRSFRSC)
    Education: University of Toronto
    Professions: Medical scientist

  2. Frederick Banting Known for

    Co-discoverer of insulin

  3. Frederick Banting Death information

    Died: Friday, 21st of February, 1941 (Age: 49)

  4. Frederick Banting Biography

    Sir Frederick Grant Banting, KBE, MC, FRS, FRSC (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, doctor, painter and Nobel laureate noted as the first person that used insulin on humans.In 1923 Banting and John James Rickard Macleod received the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Banting shared the award money with his colleague, Dr. Charles Best. Template:As of, Banting, who received the Nobel Prize at age 32, remains the youngest Nobel laureate in the area of Physiology/Medicine. The Canadian government gave him a lifetime annuity to work on his research. In 1934 he was knighted by King George V. In 2004, Frederick Banting was voted fourth place on The Greatest Canadian.

  5. Frederick Banting Family

    Spouse: Henrietta Ball

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