in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 1287 words.
Forbes, Alexander (14 May 1882–27 March 1965), neurophysiologist, physician, and explorer, was born in Milton, Massachusetts, the son of William Hathaway Forbes, the first president of the...