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Haworth, Sir Walter Norman

Pronunciation: /ˈhouˌwərTH/
(1883–1950), English organic chemist. A pioneer in carbohydrate chemistry, he was the first person to make a vitamin artificially when he synthesized vitamin C. He shared the 1937 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Paul Karrer (1889–1971).
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