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Gordon Hobday Sir Gordon Hobday 19162015 Campus News

Sir Gordon Ivan Hobday (1 February 1916 – 27 May 2015) was a British scientist who worked on penicillin with Alexander Fleming and is noted for his role as director of the Boots research team that developed ibuprofen. He later became chairman of Boots.

He was the 4th Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, of which university he was a graduate. He was Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire 1983–1991. He was knighted in 1979.

He died on 27 May 2015 at the age of 99.

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