Karl Landsteiner – Austrian Schilling

Karl Landsteiner,  (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist and physician. He is noted for having first distinguished the main blood groups in 1900, having developed the modern system of classification of blood groups from his identification of the presence of agglutininsin the blood, and having identified, with Alexander S. Wiener, the Rhesus factor, in 1937, thus enabling physicians to transfuse blood without endangering the patient′s life.  (adapted from wikipedia)

1000 schilling Austrian banknote issued in 1997. (link)

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