- Ger·hard [ger-hahrt] /ˈgɛr hɑrt/, 1895–1964, German physician: declined 1939 Nobel Prize at the demand of Nazi government.
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- Gerhard (ˈɡeːrhart). 1895–1964, German biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine (1939) for isolating sulphanilamide for treating bacterial infections
- German biochemist. He won a 1939 Nobel Prize for his work on the antibacterial effect of sulfa drugs but declined the award at the instruction of the German government.