Awards & Winners

Ivan Pavlov

Date of Birth 26-September-1849
Place of Birth Ryazan
(Russia, Ryazan Oblast)
Nationality Russia, Soviet Union, Russian Empire
Also know as Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, Dr. Ivan Pavlov
Profession Psychologist, Physician, Physiologist
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, the most eminent of the Russian literary critics of the 1860s and I. M. Sechenov, the father of Russian physiology, were spreading, Pavlov abandoned his religious career and decided to devote his life to science. In 1870 he enrolled in the physics and mathematics faculty at the University of Saint Petersburg to take the course in natural science. Ivan Pavlov devoted his life to the study of physiology and sciences, making several remarkable discoveries and ideas that were passed on from generation to generation. He won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1904.

Awards by Ivan Pavlov

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Copley Medal
(On the ground of his investigations in the physiology of digestion and of the higher centres of the nervous system.)


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(in recognition of his work on the physiology of digestion, through which knowledge on vital aspects of the subject has been transformed and enlarged)