Florey, Howard, (Lord) (1898-1968)

Also known as
Adelaide and Marston, Howard Walter Florey, (baron) (1898-1968)
Adelaide and Marston, Howard Walter Florey (1898-1968)
Baron Florey (1898-1968)
Florey, Baron (1898-1968)
Florey, Howard, (Sir) (1898-1968)
Florey, Howard (1898-1968)
Florey, Howard Walter, (Baron Florey) (1898-1968)
Florey, Howard Walter, (FRS) (1898-1968)
Florey, Howard Walter (1898-1968)
Field of activity
Medical Scientist; Pathologist
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35910717
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-582921

Biographies

Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey of Adelaide and Marston (1898-1968), medical scientist, was born on 24 September 1898 at Malvern, Adelaide, third and youngest child and only son of Joseph Florey, a...

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Howard Florey was Professor of Pathology, University of Sheffield 1931-1935 and at the University of Oxford 1935-1962. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1945 for work on penicillin and was Chancellor of the Australian National University 1965-1968. Florey was educated at the Universities of Adelaide (MB, BS), Oxford (MA, BSc) and Cambridge (PhD 1927). He was created Baron Florey of Adelaide and Marston in 1965.

  • Education - Rhodes Scholar for South Australia
  • Career position - Rockefeller Travelling Fellow in the United States
  • Career position - Huddersfield Lecturer in Special Pathology at the University of Cambridge, UK
  • Career position - Joseph Hunter Professor of Pathology at the University of Sheffield, UK
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
  • Award - Knighted
  • Award - Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine received (shared with E. Chain and A. Fleming)
  • Career position - First Australian President of the Royal Society
  • Career position - Professor of Pathology and Head of the Pathology School at the University of Oxford, UK
  • Award - Life Peer
  • Career position - Chancellor of the Australian National University in Canberra

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Florey, Howard Walter
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine Act 1971
    Published: 2003
    Series: Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents Home Page
  3. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945 'for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases'
    Published: 1996
    Series: Nobel e-Museum
  4. Sir Howard Walter Florey - Biography
    Published: 1996
    Series: Nobel e-Museum
  5. Sir Howard Florey - a driven spirit
    Sutherland, Denise
    Published: 1998
    Series: Australasian Science
  6. Howard Walter Florey
    Beale, R
    Published: ABIE Australian Business and Investment Explorer, Sydney, 2004
    Series: Australia's Nobel Laureates - Adventures in Innovation, 34-43
  7. The Mould in Dr Florey's Coat: the Remarkable True Story of the Penicillin Miracle
    Lax, Eric
    Published: Little, Brown, London, 2004
  8. Florey, the Man who Made Penicillin.
    Bickel, Lennard
    Published: Sun Books, South Melbourne, 1983
  9. Howard Florey - development of the first antibiotic, penicillin
    Published: 1997
    Series: The 1997 Australian Science Festival
  10. Howard Florey, The Making of a Great Scientist
    MacFarlane, Robert Gwyn
    Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979
  11. Tallpoppies: Florey
    Published: Australian Institute of Political Science, 1998
  12. Howard Florey: Penicillin and After
    Williams, Trevor I.
    Published: Oxford University Press, London, 1984
  13. Obituary: Howard Walter Florey: Baron of Adelaide and Marston
    Fenner, Frank
    Published: 1968
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 31, 1, 37-39
  14. Florey, Howard Walter, Baron Florey of Adelaide and Marston (1898-1968), medical scientist
    Fenner, Frank
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 14, 188-190
  15. Howard Florey: the Man behind Penicillin
    Wernert, Gregory T.
    Published: 1998
    Series: Chemistry in Australia, 65, 8, 21-25
  16. Development of Modern Science
    Florey, Howard
    Published: 1963
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 26, 4, 99-105
  17. David Rivett Memorial Lecture. The Development of Modern Science
    Florey, Howard
    Published: 1963
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 26, 99-105
  18. Rise up to life: a biography of Howard Walter Florey who gave Penicillin to the world
    Bickel, Lennard
    Published: Angus and Robertson (U.K.), London, 1972
  19. Howard Florey
    Sherratt, Tim; et al
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1997
  20. Australasian Science
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  21. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000
  22. Ernest William Titterton 1916-1990
    Newton, J. O.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 2, 167-187
  23. Bede Morris, 1927-1988
    Courtice, F. C.
    Published: 1989
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 8, 1, 15-36
  24. R. v.d. R. Wooley in Australia
    Davies, Susan
    Published: 1984
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 1, 59-69
  25. Wilfred John Simmonds 1918-1990
    Redgrave, T. G.
    Published: 1991
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 8, 4, 265-275

Resources by Howard Florey (28)

  1. Memorial to the Rt Hon. Lord Florey, O.M., F.R.S
    Blackett, P. M. S. Baron Blackett, (Patrick Maynard Stuart), 1897-1974
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  2. [Collection of reprints of scientific papers and addresses of Lord Florey.]
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1925-1970 ]
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  3. Royal Society, London - Sir Howard Florey - Papers, 1898-1968
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. [Reprints of scientific papers] / Howard Florey
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Unpublished : 1925-1969 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  5. A Memorial to Sir Howard Florey, October 11th 1985 / a meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    At National Library
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  6. [Collection of photographs and biographical material relating to Florey, including honours and exhibitions]
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1920-2002 ]
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  7. Howard Walter Florey interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Sound : 1967 ]
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    Howard Walter Florey interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
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  8. Papers of Howard Walter Florey, 1st Baron Florey (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1942-1944]
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
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    Papers of Howard Walter Florey, 1st Baron Florey (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1942-1944]
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  9. Antibiotics : a survey of penicillin, streptomycin, and other antimicrobial substances from fungi, actinomycetes, bacteria, and plants / By H. W. Florey and others
    Florey, Howard Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1949 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  10. Penicillin / by Sir Howard Florey
    Florey, Howard Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1944 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Memorial to the Rt Hon. Lord Florey, O.M., F.R.S
    Blackett, P. M. S. Baron Blackett, (Patrick Maynard Stuart), 1897-1974
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  2. [Collection of reprints of scientific papers and addresses of Lord Florey.]
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1925-1970 ]
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  3. Royal Society, London - Sir Howard Florey - Papers, 1898-1968
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. The Queen's College : Howard Walter, Baron Florey O.M.,F.R.S.,M.A. Provost of the College 1962-8, Hononary fellow of Lincoln College and Magdalen College : born 24 Sept.1898, died 21 Feb.1968 : [In memoriam] [London] University Church of St. Mary t ...
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  5. [Reprints of scientific papers] / Howard Florey
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Unpublished : 1925-1969 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  6. [Biographical cuttings on Sir Howard Florey, scientist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  7. A Memorial to Sir Howard Florey, October 11th 1985 / a meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    At National Library
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  8. [Plaque of Sir Howard Florey] Andor Meszaros
    Mészáros, Andor, 1900-1972
    [ Object : 1963 ]
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    [Plaque of Sir Howard Florey] Andor Meszaros
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  9. [Collection of photographs and biographical material relating to Florey, including honours and exhibitions]
    Florey, Howard, Lord, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1920-2002 ]
    Possibly online
    At Barr Smith Library
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  10. Howard Florey : [radio program] / made by Sharon Carleton
    Carleton, Sharon
    [ Book : 1998 ]
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  1. OBITUARY Lord Florey of Adelaide
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 23 February 1968 p 2 Article Illustrated
    ... born in Adelaide on September 24, 1898. A brilliant student, he graduated as Bachelor of Medicine and ... OBITUARY Lord Florey of Adelaide JORD Florey, who shared the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1945 for ... 717 words
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  2. TRIBUTE TO SIR HOWARD FLOREY BY LORD NUFFIELD LONDON, Wednesday.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 5 November 1953 p 2 Article
    ... TRIBUTE TO SIR HOWARD FLOREY BY LORD NUFFIELD LONDON, .Wednesday. Lord Nuffield yesterday paid ... tribute to Adelaide's Sir Howard Florey a» haying developed peni-cillin to the stage where It was useful ... 293 words
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  3. Sir Howard Florey's Plea For Better Research Facilities
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Tuesday 19 September 1944 p 4 Article
    ... Sir Howard Florey's Plea For Better Research Facilities The need for more money to ra- <*> table ... Australia to keep her best medical men at home was empha- <*> sised by Sir Howard Florey in a sised by Sir ... 470 words
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  1. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY National Memorials Ordinance 1928-1972
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 28 September 1972 [Issue No.93] p 10

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation Illustrated

    ... Buckman (c. 1880-1948) .. William Cade (1883-1957) Marie Carandini (1826-1894) Clive Carey (1883-1968 ... Medical Association, 1897-1898, eminent as surgeon and lecturer m surgery in New South Wales, outstanding ... 8066 words
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  2. National Memorial Ordinance 1928 DETERAMINATION OF NOMENCLATURE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY NATIONAL MEMORIALS ORDINANCE 1928 DETERMINATION OF NOMENCLATURE
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Wednesday 31 August 1988 p 1

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation Illustrated

    ... nee Hacke (1875-1968) sisters Stewart Handasyde (active 1890-1920) Heidelberg, Victoria Howard Hinton ... CRESCENT HAMPDEN PLACE Sir (Oliver) Howard Beale, Q.C., (1898-1983) Sir Henry Robert Brand Hampden (1841 ... 4344 words
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  3. REGISTRATION OF STOCK BRANDS ACT, 1921
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Thursday 4 January 1968 [Issue No.2 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 8

    Government Gazette Notices Illustrated

    ... Brands. Department of Agriculture, Sydney, 4th January, 1968. Brands Name and Address No. Letters Only ... . Blight, Government Printer, Harris Street, Ultimo, 4th January, 1968. Price 10c ... 1853 words
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  1. SIR HOWARD FLOREY M.D., F.R.S., M.A., B.Sc., Ph.D
    Burke, Keast, 1896-1974;
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    [ Article : 1946 ]
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    SIR HOWARD FLOREY M.D., F.R.S., M.A., B.Sc., Ph.D
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  2. Howard Florey Exhibition, Canberra, Sunday, 20 September 1998: address on the occasion of the opening
    Deane, William
    [ Article : 1998 ]
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    Howard Florey Exhibition, Canberra, Sunday, 20 September 1998: address on the occasion of the opening
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  3. The Hon. John Howard OM AC SSI
    Gillard, Julia
    [ Article : 2012 ]
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    The Hon. John Howard OM AC SSI
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  4. Contributions of Australian medicine and biology to the welfare of mankind. -Opening address to the public evening session of the Australian Societies for Experimental Biology Bicentennial Meeting at the Australian National University (1988: Canberra ...
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    [ Article : 1988 ]
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  1. Howard Florey Part One
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 1998-1999 ]
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  2. Howard Florey Part Two
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  3. The 50th Anniversary Of The Death Of Alexander Fleming
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    The 50th Anniversary Of The Death Of Alexander Fleming
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  4. Robert May, President of the Royal Society of London
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    Robert May, President of the Royal Society of London
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  1. Reprints of the scientific papers and addresses of the late Lord Florey / Howard Walter Florey
    Florey, Howard, Baron Florey, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1925-1970 ]
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  2. The responsibilities of medicine in the modern world,by the Right Honourable Lord Florey : the Frederick Price lecture delivered on Friday,November 25,1966 at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    Florey, Howard, Baron Florey, 1898-1968
    [ Book : 1967 ]
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  3. General pathology, ed. / by Lord Florey. 4th ed. London, Lloyd-Luke (Medical Books), 1970 bibls, illus. 1st ed. entitled: Lectures on general pathology
    Florey, Howard, Baron Florey, 1898-1968
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  4. Scientists / Robert Gott
    Gott, Robert
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