Adolf Kussmaul

1822 - 1902

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Adolf Kussmaul (German: Carl Philipp Adolf Konrad Kußmaul; 22 February 1822 – 28 May 1902) was a German physician and a leading clinician of his time. He was born as the son and grandson of physicians at Graben near Karlsruhe and studied at Heidelberg. He entered the army after graduation and spent two years as an army surgeon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Kussmaul has received more than 34,489 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Adolf Kussmaul is the 307th most popular physician (up from 368th in 2019), the 2,348th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,780th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular German Physician.

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Over the past year Adolf Kussmaul has had the most page views in the with 8,502 views, followed by German (8,108), and Russian (3,081). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (99.40%), Welsh (65.37%), and Latin (42.51%)


Among physicians, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 307 out of 726Before him are Jan Jesenius, Aëtius of Amida, Hakaru Hashimoto, Titus Brandsma, William Osler, and Thomas Sydenham. After him are Eduard Wirths, Jean-Baptiste Denys, Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel, John Latham, Hinrich Lichtenstein, and Johann Christian Reil.

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Among people born in 1822, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 36Before him are Charles Friedel, Joachim Raff, Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, Princess Januária of Brazil, and Matthew Arnold. After him are Korla Awgust Kocor, Nikolay Danilevsky, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Fritz Müller, Princess Augusta Reuss of Köstritz, and Princess Augusta of Cambridge. Among people deceased in 1902, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 25Before him are Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Abel, Masaoka Shiki, Charles Dow, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. After him are Jan Gotlib Bloch, Imre Steindl, Prudente de Morais, Thomas Nast, Jules Dalou, and Moritz Kaposi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 2,348 out of 7,253Before him are Hermann Abert (1871), Marc-André ter Stegen (1992), Stefan Effenberg (1968), William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1682), John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern (1543), and Wols (1913). After him are Reiner Stahel (1892), Eduard Wirths (1909), Adalbert of Hamburg (1000), Stefan Kuntz (1962), Korbinian Brodmann (1868), and Sophie Caroline of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1705).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 43Before him are Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1735), Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), Horst Schumann (1906), Johann Conrad Dippel (1673), and Sigmund Rascher (1909). After him are Eduard Wirths (1909), Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel (1783), Hinrich Lichtenstein (1780), Johann Christian Reil (1759), Friedrich Hoffmann (1660), and Ferdinand Sauerbruch (1875).