Willem Einthoven

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Birthday
21, 1860
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Sep 29, 1927 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1860
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Sep 29, 1927 (67)

About

He won the 1924 Nobel Prize for Medicine for inventing the electrocardiogram.

Before Fame

He earned a medical degree from the University of Utrecht.

Trivia

His device has been much improved over the years, although the terminology for using it has remained the same.

Family Life

His father died when Einthoven was young, and his mother raised him in the city of Utrecht.

Associated With

Ivan Pavlov was another Nobel Prize in Medicine winner.