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Georg von Békésy

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Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Georg von Békésy
Full Name
of the recipient
Georg von Békésy
AwardNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year of Award1961
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea
at the Time of Award
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Place of BirthBudapest, Hungary HUN
Date of Birth3 June 1899
at the time of Award
61 years
Place of DeathHonolulu, HI, United States USA
Date of Death13 June 1972
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