Salvador Luria

Salvador Luria bio

Birth Name: Salvador Luria

Occupation: Geneticist

Place Of Birth: Italy

Date Of Birth: August 13, 1912

Date Of Death: February 6, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Salvador Luria was born on the 13th of August, 1912. He was best known for being a Geneticist. His work on bacteria led to the discovery of genes, and as such could be studied in genetic research. He won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his revolutionary work in 1969.

Salvador Luria was born in Italy. He fled Benito Mussolini ‘s fascist regime to France, only to flee again, this time to the U.S. after the German invasion in 1940. Settling in the U.S., he took up work at Vanderbilt University, where his experiments with viruses infection bacteria showed that bacteria can mutate and develop resistance.

Salvador Luria was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Salvador Luria was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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Salvador Luria was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Salvador Luria
NICKNAME: Salvador
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Salvador Luria 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: Salvador Luria was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Salvador Luria 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.

Salvador Luria’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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