Why Famous: Ivan Pavlov was a Russian physiologist famous for his work on classical conditioning.
In 1904 he won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the physiology of digestion. Pavlov conducted a series of experiment analyzing the saliva of dogs and later children under different conditions.
- 1881-05-01 Physiologist Ivan Pavlov (32) weds Seraphima Karchevskaya
- 1904-12-10 Ivan Pavlov awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for work on the physiology of digestion, first Russian to win a Nobel Prize