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Bar·nard(bär′nərd, bär-närd′), Christiaan Neethling 1923-2001.
South African surgeon who performed the first human heart transplant (1967).
Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter 1809-1889.
American educator and advocate of higher educational opportunities for women. He was the president of Columbia University from 1864 to 1889. Barnard College is named in his honor.
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1. (Biography) Christiaan (Neethling). 1923–2001, South African surgeon, who performed the first human heart transplant (1967)
2. (Biography) Edward Emerson. 1857–1923, US astronomer: noted for his discovery of the fifth satellite of Jupiter and his discovery of comets, nebulae, and a red dwarf (1916)
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1. Christiaan N(eethling), born 1922, South African surgeon.
2. George Gray, 1863–1938, U.S. sculptor.
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