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Fleming, Sir Alexander 

A Dictionary of Scientists
 Market House Books Market House Books

(1881–1955) British bacteriologistFleming was born at Lochfield in Scotland. After his early education at Kilmarnock Academy and the London Polytechnic Institute, he began his career at the age of 16 as a shipping clerk in a London office. With encouragement from his brother, who was a doctor, he became a medical student at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in ... ...

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