Izrael Hieger Death
Izrael passed away on October 14, 1986 at the age of 85.
When did Izrael Hieger die?October 14, 1986
How old was Izrael Hieger when died?85
Izrael Hieger Birthday and Date of Death
Izrael Hieger was born on June 13, 1901 and died on October 14, 1986. Izrael was 85 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: June 13, 1901
Date of Death: October 14, 1986
Age at Death: 85
Izrael Hieger - Biography
Izrael Hieger DSc (London) (13 June 1901 – 14 October 1986) was a biochemist whose work focused on carcinogenesis. He discovered the first known organic carcinogenic compound. In 1937 Hieger, with colleagues Ernest Kennaway and J. W. Cook, was nominated for a Nobel Prize for work on isolating chemical carcinogenic agents from tar and studies on the relation between chemical constitution and carcinogenic activity.