Gerty Theresa Cori, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1947
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Baroness Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner , first woman to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First Woman presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1905 Continue reading

Protestant Hymnbook Collection

Protestant hymnbook contained 89 hymns in the Czech language published in Prague, Bohemia on January 13, 1501. Continue reading

Aloys Senefelder Creates Lithography

German playwright, Aloys Senefelder created lithography in Prague, Czech Republic in 1796. Continue reading

Courante English Newspaper Printed in Amsterdam

The first English language newspaper Courante was printed in Amsterdam, Holland, yet covered Italy and Germany. Continue reading

Origins of Polka Dance

The Polka folk dance originated in Bohemia, Czech Republic in 1830. Continue reading

Santorio Santorio

Santorio Santorio (29 March 1561 – 22 February 1636), also called Sanctorio Sanctorio, Santorio Santorii, Sanctorius of Padua, Sanctorio Sanctorius and various combinations of these names, was a Venetian physiologist, physician, and professor, who introduced the quantitative approach into medicine. Continue reading

Adapted Clinical Thermometer Designed by Galileo

Santorio Santorio adapted the clinical thermometer based on Galileo Galilei’s design in 1612. Continue reading