Czech scientistDied when: 71 years 98 days (855 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Georg Prochaska (April 10, 1749 in Blížkovice near Mahrisch Budwitz – July 17, 1820 in Vienna) (first name sometimes referred to as Juri, Jiří or Georgius) (Czech: Jiří Procháska) was a leading Czech-Austrian anatomist, ophthalmologist, physiologist, writer and university professor.
He wrote the first genuine textbook on physiology and created the concept of nerve conduction among other theories.He was a staunch promoter of the modern reflex theory.
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