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Barany, Robert

Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1936 AD
Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Physicians

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.