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Andrew Huxley

Physiologist and Biophysicist
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1730 Birth Born in 1730.

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1917 187 Years Old Huxley was born in Hampstead, London, England, on 22 November 1917. … Read More
1935 205 Years Old 1 More Event
Having entered Cambridge in 1935, Huxley graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1938. … Read More
1941 - 1952 4 More Events
1953 223 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1953, with the assistance of Rolf Niedergerke, he began to find the features of muscle movement. … Read More
1955 225 Years Old 2 More Events
…  He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1955, and President in 1980. … Read More
1960 - 1984 8 More Events
1990 260 Years Old He was Master until 1990 and was fond of reminding interviewers that Trinity College had more Nobel Prize winners than did the whole of France. … Read More
2003 273 Years Old …  His wife Richenda, Lady Huxley died in 2003, aged 78. A funeral service was held in Trinity College Chapel on 13 June 2012, followed by a private cremation.
2012 282 Years Old Huxley died on 30 May 2012.
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