Swiss that changed the world

Albrecht von Haller (1708 – 1777), genius anatomist, physiologist, naturalist and poet He was born of an old Swiss family at Bern. He is considered the father of experimental physiology, who made prolific contributions to physiology, anatomy, botany, embryology, poetry, and scientific bibliography. Haller was the first to recognise the mechanism of respiration and the autonomous function of the heart. Toward the end of his life, he devoted much … Continue reading Swiss that changed the world