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Sir John Cowdray Kendrew (1917-1997), Molecular biophysicist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Molecular biologist; Deputy Chairman, Medical Research Council Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Cambridge (1946-75); Director General, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (1975-82). Joint winner, with Max Perutz, of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1962) for his work on the structure of myoglobin; knighted 1974.