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Dale, Henry Hallett, Sir

Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1968 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Biochemist, Physiologist

1875 – Born in London, England, on the 9th of June.


1894 – Educated at The Leys School Cambridge and entered Trinity College at Cambridge University working under the physiologist John Langley.


1903 – Studied under Paul Ehrlich in Frankfort, Germany.


1904 – Dale married his first cousin Ellen Harriet Hallett.


1909 – He received his M.D. from Cambridge.


1914 – Director of the Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology at the National Institute for Medical Research in London.


1932 – He was knighted.


1936 – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Otto Loewi for his study of isolated acetylcholine.


1944 – Received the Order of Merit.


1948 – Awarded Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire.


1940-1945 – Served as President of the Royal Society.


During World War II, he served on the Scientific Advisory Panel to the Cabinet.


1968 – He died in Cambridge, on 23rd of July.


Father-in-law of Alexander Todd.