Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1924
Willem Einthoven

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Willem Einthoven - Facts

Willem Einthoven

Willem Einthoven

Born: 21 May 1860, Semarang, Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia)

Died: 29 September 1927, Leiden, the Netherlands

Affiliation at the time of the award: Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands

Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the mechanism of the electrocardiogram"

Field: cardiovascular physiology

Prize share: 1/1

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