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Gustav Victor Rudolf Born

Gustav Victor Rudolf Born, born 29 July 1921, Germany, son of Max Born, is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at King's College London and Research Professor at the William Harvey Research Institute, St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College.

He was educated at the Oberrealschule, Göttingen. After fleeing to Great Britain with his father, he attended The Perse School, Cambridge, Edinburgh Academy and the University of Edinburgh.

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1972, and of the Royal College of Physicians in 1976.

He was Professor of Pharmacology at King's College, 1978-86, and became Research Professor at the William Harvey Institute in 1989.

He married Ann Plowden-Wardlaw, a medical doctor and Kleinian psychoanalyst.

His daughter is Georgina Born, Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Music at the University of Cambridge, and his niece is the actress and singer Olivia Newton-John.

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