Archibald Vivian Hill, 26 September, 1886 - 3 June 1977

@article{Katz1978ArchibaldVH,
  title={Archibald Vivian Hill, 26 September, 1886 - 3 June 1977},
  author={Bernard S. Katz},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={1978},
  pages={149 - 71}
}
  • B. Katz
  • Published 1 November 1978
  • History
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
A. V. Hill was born in Bristol, the son of Jonathan Hill (1857-1924) and Ada Priscilla (née Rumney) (1861-1943). The father was the second of nine children; the mother one of four sisters. They were married in 1880, and had a son and a daughter, Muriel, who was born in February 1889. She became a biochemist and married Dr T. S. Hele, a colleague who worked in the same field and was later elected Master of Emmanuel College,Cambridge. Muriel died in 1941. A. V. (as he became known to his family… 
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Hill, Archibald Vivian
1886–1977 English physiologist noted for his work on the thermodynamics of muscle fibres. Keywords: physiology; biophysics; thermodynamics; muscle heat; lactic acid
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