As per our current Database, Jonas Salk has been died on Jun 23, 1995 (age 80).
When Jonas Salk die, Jonas Salk was 80 years old.
|Popular As||Jonas Salk|
|Age||80 years old|
|Born||October 28, 1914 (New York City, NY)|
|Town/City||New York City, NY|
Jonas Salk’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
Jonas Salk was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.
Jewish medical researcher and Virologist who developed a vaccine against polio in 1955. He never attempted to patent his vaccine and thus made no money off of it. In 1960 he founded he Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California and he spent his last years attempting to find a cure to HIV.
He attended Townsend Harris High School for intellectually gifted students, which aimed to graduate students in three years rather than four. After graduating, he attended CCNY.
Before he discovered the vaccine for polio, it was considered the most frightening public health Problem in the United States. In 1952, 21,269 patients were left with mild to disabling paralysis.
He was married to his second wife Françoise Gilot from 1970 until his death in 1995. He had five sons and one daughter.
He developed the first effective vaccine for polio, a disease which most notably affected President Franklin D. Roosevelt.