Carlos Finlay (Doctor) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Carlos Finlay

Cuban physician who pioneered the study of yellow fever in the late nineteenth century. In 2013 he was awarded a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth.

He graduated from Jefferson Medical College in 1855 and went on to study in Havana and Paris before opening his own practice in Havana.

He was nominated seven times for a Nobel prize, but never won, however UNESCO named a prize for microbiology in his honor.

He married Adela Shine in 1865 and they had three children.

He developed a hypothesis regarding the role of mosquitoes in the spread of yellow fever that was not proven until twenty years later by Walter Reed.

Carlos Finlay Age

How old is Carlos Finlay? He was born in 1833, he was 188 years old at the time of his death.

Carlos Finlay Wiki

Carlos Finlay Wiki/Bio
Famous asDoctor
Age188 years old
BirthdayDecember 3, 1833
Date of DeathAugust 20, 1915
Zodiac SignSagittarius