Napoleon Cybulski

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Napoleon Cybulski
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Napoleon Cybulski
Born (1854-09-13)September 13, 1854
Kryvanosy, Russian Empire
Died April 26, 1919(1919-04-26) (aged 64)
Cracow, Poland
Occupation Physiologist and one of pioneers of endocrinology and electroencephalography

Napoleon Cybulski (13 September 1854 – 26 April 1919) was a Polish physiologist and a pioneer of endocrinology and electroencephalography.

The discoverer of adrenaline, in 1895 he was the first to isolate and identify the substance.


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