Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins


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Noun1.Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins - English biochemist who did pioneering work that led to the discovery of vitamins (1861-1947)
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3-24) traces the lineage of the poet and of his distant cousin, the Nobel Laureate biochemist Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins. The great-grandfather to both was Martin Hopkins (1748-1829), who appears from the verbal sketch of him to have been a rather formidable ancestor indeed.