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Barany, Robert

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Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1936 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Physicians

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1876 - Robert Bárány was born 22nd of April in Vienna Austria.

 

1900 - Attended and graduated in medical school at Vienna University.

 

1909 - Became assistant at the ear clinic of the University of Vienna.

 

         - He became a lecturer on otological medicine.

 

1914 - Awarded as Nobel Prize winner for Physiology or Medicine for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular (balancing) apparatus of the inner ear.

 

          - Bárány was a prisoner of war when the Nobel Prize was awarded to him that year.

 

1915 - Served with the Austrian army during World War I as a civilian surgeon and was captured by the Russian Army.

 

1916 - Released in following diplomatic negotiations with Russia conducted by Prince Carl of Sweden and the Red Cross.

 

         - He was then able to attend the Nobel Prize awards ceremony, where he was awarded his prize.

 

1917 - Bárány taught at Uppsala University, where he was head of the ear, nose, and throat clinic.

 

1936 - Robert Bárány died 8th of April in Uppsala, Sweden.

 

 

 


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