Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1961
Georg von Békésy

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Georg von Békésy - Facts

Georg von Békésy

Georg von Békésy

Born: 3 June 1899, Budapest, Hungary

Died: 13 June 1972, Honolulu, HI, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea"

Field: audiology, otolaryngology

Prize share: 1/1

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