Christiaan Eijkman

Christiaan Eijkman bio

Birth Name: Christiaan Eijkman

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: Netherlands

Date Of Birth: August 11, 1858

Date Of Death: November 5, 1930

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Dutch

Christiaan Eijkman was born on the 11th of August, 1858. He was popular for being a Doctor. He accidentally discovered vitamins while researching a neurological disease.

Christiaan Eijkman was born in Netherlands. He caught malaria during his early travels, and returned to Europe to dedicate himself fully to scientific research. He noticed chickens in his laboratory got sick when fed one type of rice and recovered when fed different type of rice, and he theorized that there must be a ingredient that made them sick.

Christiaan Eijkman was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Christiaan Eijkman was born in 1850s.

Christiaan Eijkman is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Christiaan Eijkman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Christiaan Eijkman’s parents.

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Christiaan Eijkman was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME: Christiaan Eijkman
NICKNAME: Christiaan
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Christiaan Eijkman was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Christiaan Eijkman was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Christiaan Eijkman had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Christiaan Eijkman’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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