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Willem Einthoven

May 21, 1860 to Sep 29, 1927

Indonesia and Netherlands

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Willem Einthoven

Willem Einthoven (21 May 1860 – 29 September 1927) was a Dutch physician and physiologist. He invented the first practical electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) in 1895 and received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1924 for it ("for the discovery of the mechanism of the electrocardiogram").

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