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Ivan Pavlov

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov

Profession: Physiologist

Nationality:
Russia
Russian

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.

Born: September 26, 1849
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
Star Sign: Libra

Died: February 27, 1936 (aged 86)

Married Life

  • 1881-05-01 Physiologist Ivan Pavlov (32) weds Seraphima Karchevskaya

Events in the Life of Ivan Pavlov

  • 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

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