Richard John Harrison

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Sir Richard John Harrison
Born (1920-10-08)8 October 1920
Died 17 October 1999(1999-10-17) (aged 79)
Institutions University of Cambridge
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Society

Sir Richard John Harrison FRS (8 October 1920 – 17 October 1999) was a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Cambridge.[1]

He was the Fullerian Professor of Physiology from 1961 until 1967, and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1973. He was elected President of the Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland for 1977 to 1979.[2]


  1. ^ Keverne, E. B. (2005). "Sir Richard John Harrison. 8 October 1920 - 17 October 1999: Elected F.R.S. 1973". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 51: 185. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2005.0012. 
  2. ^ "The Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland - Presidents of the Society" (PDF). The Anatomical Society. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
John Zachary Young
Fullerian Professor of Physiology
Succeeded by
Andrew Huxley