Boyd Orr
/awr/
John, (1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns), 1880-1971, Scottish nutritionist and writer: Nobel peace prize 1949.

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  • Boyd-Orr —   [ bɔɪd ɔː], John, Baron of Brechin Mearns [ ɔv bretʃɪn məːnz] (seit 1949), britischer Physiologe und Ernährungswissenschaftler, * Kilmaurs (Strathclade Region) 23. 9. 1880, ✝ Newton (bei Brechin, Tayside Region) 25. 6. 1971; trat für die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Boyd Orr — [[t]ˈbɔɪd ˈɔr[/t]] n. big John (1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns), 1880–1971, Scottish nutritionist and writer: Nobel peace prize 1949 …   From formal English to slang

  • Boyd Orr — /awr/ John, (1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns), 1880 1971, Scottish nutritionist and writer: Nobel peace prize 1949 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boyd Orr — /bɔɪd ˈɔ/ (say boyd aw) noun John, 1st Baron of Brechin Mearn, 1880–1971, Scottish biologist and nutritionist; Nobel Peace prize 1949 …   Australian English dictionary

  • BOYD-ORR (J.) — BOYD ORR JOHN 1er baron (1880 1971) Lauréat du prix Nobel de la paix en 1949, John Boyd Orr fait autorité en matière de nutrition. Étudiant à l’université de Glasgow, il suit l’enseignement de la théologie avant de s’intéresser à la nutrition. En …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Boyd Orr,Lord John — Boyd Orr (boidʹ ôrʹ, ōrʹ), Lord John. 1880 1971. British nutritionist. He won the 1949 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to alleviate world hunger. * * * …   Universalium

  • Boyd-Orr of Brechin Mearns, John Boyd Orr, Baron — ▪ Scottish scientist also called (1935–49)  Sir John Boyd Orr   born Sept. 23, 1880, Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scot. died June 25, 1971, Edzell, Angus  Scottish scientist and authority on nutrition, winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1949.… …   Universalium

  • Boyd Orr Building — Infobox Skyscraper building name = Boyd Orr Building caption = Boyd Orr Building, Glasgow, UK, 2007 location = University Avenue Glasgow status = Complete est completion = 1971 use = University building top floor = floor count = 11 architect =… …   Wikipedia

  • John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr — Infobox Scientist name = John Boyd Orr box width = 26em image width = caption = birth date = 23 September 1880 birth place = Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire death date = death date and age|1971|6|25|1880|9|23 death place = Edzell, Angus residence =… …   Wikipedia

  • John Boyd Orr — John Boyd Orr, 1. Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mears, (* 23. September 1880 in Kilmaurs, Schottland; † 25. Juni 1971 in Newton bei Brechin) war ein schottischer Arzt und Biologe. Er erhielt im Jahre 1949 den Friedensnobelpreis. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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