Karl Landsteiner

Karl Landsteiner bio

Birth Name: Karl Landsteiner

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: Vienna

Date Of Birth: June 14, 1868

Date Of Death: June 26, 1943

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Austrian

Karl Landsteiner was born on the 14th of June, 1868. He was popular for being a Doctor. Important figure in biology and medicine who is notable for having developed the system for classification of blood types. He also helped discover the polio virus.

Karl Landsteiner was born in Vienna. He studied medicine at the University of Vienna before studying chemistry in the city of Wurzburg. He was the recipient of the Aronson Prize, Lasker Award and Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.

Karl Landsteiner was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Karl Landsteiner was born in 1860s.

Karl Landsteiner 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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Karl Landsteiner was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: Karl Landsteiner
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Karl Landsteiner was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Karl Landsteiner was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Karl Landsteiner had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Karl Landsteiner’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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