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Boyd Orr(boid′ ôr′), John First Baron Boyd-Orr. 1880-1971.
British nutritionist. He won the 1949 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to alleviate world hunger.
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(Biography) John, 1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns. 1880–1971, Scottish biologist; director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization: Nobel peace prize 1949
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Boyd Orr(ˈbɔɪd ˈɔr)
John (1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns), 1880–1971, Scottish nutritionist and writer: Nobel peace prize 1949.
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