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Dale, Henry Hallett, Sir

Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1968 AD
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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.