|1.||Christiaan (Neethling). 1923--2001, South African surgeon, who performed the first human heart transplant (1967)|
|2.||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)|
Barnard Bar·nard (bär'nərd, bär-närd'), Christiaan Neethling. Born 1923.
South African surgeon who performed the first human heart transplant (1967).