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List of notable or famous scientists from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in Argentina and even some popular scientists who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from Argentina is included when available.

List ranges from César Milstein to Luis Federico Leloir, plus much more.

This historic scientists from Argentina list can help answer the questions "Who are some Argentinian scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from Argentina?" These prominent scientists of Argentina may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Argentinian scientists.

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Bernardo Houssay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scientists from Argentina
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Bernardo Alberto Houssay was an Argentine physiologist who, in 1947, received one half Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the role played by pituitary hormones in regulating the amount of blood sugar in animals. He is the first Argentine and Latin American Nobel laureate in the sciences. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1887-1971)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Guillermo "Bill" Gaede is an Argentine engineer and programmer who is best known for Cold War industrial spying conducted while he worked at Advanced Micro Devices and Intel Corporation. While at AMD, he provided the Cuban government with technical information from the semiconductor industry which the Cubans passed on to the Soviet bloc, primarily to the Soviet Union and East Germany. In 1992, Gaede turned himself over to the Central Intelligence Agency, which placed him in contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI began working with Gaede in a counter-espionage operation intended to penetrate Cuban intelligence using his contacts on the island. During this time Gaede ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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César Milstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Scientists from Argentina
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César Milstein, FRS was a Argentinian biochemist - nationalized British - in the field of antibody research. Milstein shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984 with Niels Kaj Jerne and Georges J. F. Köhler. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 75 (1927-2002)

Birthplace: Bahía Blanca, Argentina

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Eduardo Braun-Menéndez was a noted Argentine physiologist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 56 (1903-1959)

Birthplace: Punta Arenas, Chile

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