Ivan Pavlov

Famous Psychologists:


  • Born in 1849
  • Inspired by progressive ideas and abandoned religious career devoted to science
  • 1875 completed course with outstanding record and received degree of candidate of natural sciences
  • Continued studies proceeded to Academy of Medical Surgery take 3rd course there
  • 1890 invited to organize and direct department of Physiology
  • Early stages of his research he received world acclaim and recognition
  • In 1881 married Seraphima (Sara) Vasilievna Karchevskaya, a teacher, the daughter of a doctor in the Black Sea fleet
  • Pavlov nurtured a great school of physiologists, which produced many distinguished pupils
  • Dr. Pavlov died in Leningrad on February 27, 1936