*Ronald Ross,* passed away on 16 September 1932,

*Ronald Ross,* passed away on 16 September 1932,

*Ronald Ross,* passed away on 16 September 1932, was a British medical doctor who received the *Nobel Prize* for Physiology or Medicine in 1902 for his work on the transmission of malaria, becoming the first British Nobel laureate, and the first born outside Europe. His discovery of the malarial parasite in the gastrointestinal tract of a mosquito in 1897 proved that malaria was transmitted by mosquitoes, and laid the foundation for the method of combating the disease.

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