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List of famous male physiologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male physiologists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being physiologists. There are thousand of males working as physiologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic physiologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a physiologist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list features people like Franz Joseph Gall and H. Newell Martin.

While this isn't a list of all male physiologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male physiologists?" and "Who are the best male physiologists?"
Barry Bishop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Physiologists
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Barry Chapman Bishop was an American mountaineer, scientist, photographer and scholar. With teammates Jim Whittaker, Lute Jerstad, Willi Unsoeld and Tom Hornbein, he was a member of the first American team to summit Mount Everest, on May 22, 1963. He worked for the National Geographic Society for ...more

Age: Died at 62 (1932-1994)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Climatologist, Scholar, Physiologist, Diplomat, Climber, + more

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Ivan Pavlov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Physiologists
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Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was a Russian physiologist known primarily for his work in classical conditioning. From his childhood days Pavlov demonstrated intellectual brilliance along with an unusual energy which he named "the instinct for research". Inspired by the progressive ideas which D. I. Pisarev, ...more

Age: Died at 87 (1849-1936)

Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia

Profession: Physiologist, Psychologist, Physician

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Bert Sakmann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Physiologists
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Bert Sakmann is a German cell physiologist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Erwin Neher in 1991 for their work on "the function of single ion channels in cells," and invention of the patch clamp. Bert Sakmann was Professor at Heidelberg University and is an Emeritus ...more

Age: 74

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

Profession: Physiologist, Professor

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Ivan Sechenov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Physiologists
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Ivan Sechenov


Ivan Mikhaylovich Sechenov, was a Russian physiologist, named by Ivan Pavlov as "The Father of Russian physiology". Sechenov authored the classic Reflexes of the Brain introducing electrophysiology and neurophysiology into laboratories and teaching of medicine. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1829-1905)

Profession: Physiologist