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Adrian, Edgar Douglas, first Baron Adrian (1889-1977), physiologist

A. Hodgkin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30753

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Adrian, Edgar Douglas, first Baron Adrian (1889-1977), physiologist, was born in London on 30 November 1889, the youngest of the three sons (there were no daughters) of Alfred Douglas Adrian, civil servant, and his wife, Flora Lavinia, daughter of Charles Howard Barton. His eldest brother lived for only a few ...

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