Biophysicist in History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1903-12-22 H Keffer Hartline, American biophysicist (Nobel 1967)
  • 1911-03-26 Bernard Katz, German-born Australian biophysicist (Nobel Prize 1970), born in Leipzig, German Empire
  • 1914-02-05 Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, British biophysicist (Nobel 1963), born in Banbury (d. 1998)
  • 1916-05-16 Ephraim Katzir, biophysicist and President of Israel (1973-78), born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 2009)
  • 1923-08-29 Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)
  • 1926-06-28 Robert Ledley, American scientist (invented the CT scanner), born in Queens, New York (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • 1998-12-20 Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, British biophysicist (Nobel 1963), dies at 84
  • 2003-04-20 Bernard Katz, German-born Australian biophysicist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1970), dies at 82
  • 2005-10-31 Hal Anger, American biophysicist (b. 1920)
  • 2012-07-24 Robert Ledley, American scientist (invented the CT scanner), dies at 86