Gabriel Gustav Valentin 1810 - 1883

German; Swiss
born in:
Breslau, Dolnoślaskie, Poland

1836-1881 - Professor of physiology at the University of Berne for 45 years.

Valentin was the author of many important works on various subjects: on the blood and its circulation, on digestion, on the electricity of muscles and nerves, on the physiology of the senses, on toxicology, etc. He also designed a number of knives for medical use.