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Niels Ryberg Finsen
BornDecember 15, 1860
Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
DiedSeptember 24, 1904
NationalityDanish
FieldsMedicine
InstitutionsFinsen Medical Light Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Alma materUniversity of Copenhagen
Known forUsing light radiation
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1903)

Niels Ryberg Finsen (December 15, 1860 – September 24, 1904) was an Danish doctor.[1] He won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for treating lupus vulgaris (tuberculosis of the skin), with light radiation.[2]

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