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Werner Forßmann

Werner Forßmann
Born 29 August 1904(1904-08-29)
Berlin, German Empire
Died 1 June 1979(1979-06-01) (aged 74)
Schopfheim, West Germany
Nationality Germany
Fields Medicine
Alma mater University of Berlin
Known for Cardiac catheterization
This person won a Nobel Prize
Werner Theodor Otto Forßmann (29 August 1904 – 1 June 1979) was a German physician. He was the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956. Forssmann studied the active principles and discovered cardiac catheterization.