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Kuhn

[koon]
noun
1.
Margaret ("Maggie") 1905–95, U.S. activist: a founder of the Gray Panthers.
2.
Richard [rich-erd; German rikh-ahrt] , 1900–1967, German chemist, born in Austria: declined 1938 Nobel Prize at insistence of Nazi government.
3.
Thomas Samuel, 1922–96, U.S. writer, historian, and philosopher of science.
4.
Walt, 1877?–1949, U.S. painter.
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Kuhn (kōōn), Richard. 1900-1967.

Austrian chemist. He won a 1938 Nobel Prize for research on carotenoids and vitamins but declined the award by order of the Nazi government.

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