Bernard Lown born on 7 June 1921 in Utena. He is a citizen of Lithuania and United States of America. Bernard Lown was educated at University of Maine and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He died on 16 February 2021 in Chestnut Hill at age 99 years, 8 months. He lived at Newton.
He was an American cardiologist, developer of the DC defibrillator and the cardioverter.
Bernard Lown has worked as a cardiologist, peace activist and inventor. He has been a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has has won Gandhi Peace Award and honorary doctor of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.