Archibald Hill

English physiologist and biophysicist (1886-1977)

Archibald Vivian Hill (26 September 1886 – 3 June 1977) was an English physiologist.[1] He won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for finding out how muscles make heat.[2]

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Archibald Hill
Born(1886-09-26)26 September 1886
Died3 June 1977(1977-06-03) (aged 90)
Alma materCambridge University
Known forPhysiology
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1922)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysiology, Biophysics
InstitutionsLondon University, London, United Kingdom


  1. "Biography of Archibald Hill". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1922". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.