[Cz-L] A famous Czernowitzer

From: Miriam Taylor <mirtaylo_at_indiana.edu>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 18:59:08 -0700
To: "Czernowitz Genealogy and History" <czernowitz-l_at_list.cornell.edu>
Reply-To: "Miriam Taylor" <mirtaylo_at_indiana.edu>

One of the two streets, on which we at present, would be allowed
to place a memorial plaque to Traian Popovici, already has a plaque
to a famous Czernowitzer. He is Nobel prize winner Erwin Chargaff

Here some excerpts about him from Wikipedia:

> Chargaff was born in Czernowitz on August 11, 1905, Bukowina,
> Austria, which is now Chernovtsy , Ukraine.[1] Chargaff had a
> difficult time deciding whether he would pursue science or philology
> as a career: he had a natural gift for languages, and over the course
> of his life he would learn 15. His American colleagues recalled that
> he could speak English better than they could.[1]
> He had published 30 papers by the time he reached 30 years of age.[1]
> Honors awarded to him include the Pasteur Medal (1949) and the
> National Medal of Science (1974).

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