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Dutch Willem EINTHOVEN

Dutch doctor and physiologist

Source :  Sara Adriana de GROOT

Born: on May 21, 1860 in Samarang Djawa-Tengah, Indonesie
Died: on September 28, 1927 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland


Einthoven was born in Semarang on Java in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). His father, a doctor, died when Einthoven was a child. His mother returned to the Netherlands with her children in 1870 and settled in Utrecht. His parents ancestry was Dutch, his mother's ancestry was Dutch and Swiss In 1885, Einthoven received a medical degree from the University of Utrecht. He became a professor at the University of Leiden in 1886.

He died in Leiden in the Netherlands and is buried in the graveyard of the Reformed Church at 6 Haarlemmerstraatweg in Oegstgeest.

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