André Frédéric Cournand

1895 - 1988

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André Frédéric Cournand (September 24, 1895 – February 19, 1988) was a French-American physician and physiologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André Frédéric Cournand has received more than 54,328 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. André Frédéric Cournand is the 144th most popular physician (down from 129th in 2019), the 1,194th most popular biography from France (down from 989th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular French Physician.

André Frédéric Cournand was a physician and physiologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 for his work on the physiology of the heart and the circulatory system.

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Among physicians, André Frédéric Cournand ranks 144 out of 509Before him are Kitasato Shibasaburō, Dominique Jean Larrey, Theodor Billroth, Baruj Benacerraf, Robin Warren, and Joseph Murray. After him are Edgar Adrian, Albert of Riga, Virginia Apgar, Ctesias, Louis Ignarro, and Herta Oberheuser.

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Among people born in 1895, André Frédéric Cournand ranks 69Before him are Stanley Rous, Lewis Milestone, Marcel Pagnol, Edna Purviance, Ferdinand Čatloš, and Clara Haskil. After him are Walter Dornberger, B. H. Liddell Hart, Jean Giono, Jack Dempsey, Friedrich Jeckeln, and Wilhelm Gustloff. Among people deceased in 1988, André Frédéric Cournand ranks 28Before him are Gert Fröbe, Paul Grice, Hiroaki Sato, Klaus Fuchs, Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad, and Tibor Sekelj. After him are Muzafer Sherif, Valerie Solanas, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Franz Josef Strauss, Raj Kapoor, and Henryk Szeryng.

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In France

Among people born in France, André Frédéric Cournand ranks 1,194 out of 5,234Before him are Clément Marot (1495), Paul Sérusier (1864), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), Léon Jouhaux (1879), Robert I, Count of Artois (1216), and Victorinus (300). After him are Tancred of Hauteville (980), Clément Ader (1841), Medardus (470), Roger Caillois (1913), Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (1393), and Marie Duplessis (1824).

Among PHYSICIANS In France

Among physicians born in France, André Frédéric Cournand ranks 22Before him are Marie François Xavier Bichat (1771), Guy de Chauliac (1300), Jean Dausset (1916), Jean Marc Gaspard Itard (1774), Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857), and Dominique Jean Larrey (1766). After him are Maurice Bucaille (1920), Bernard Kouchner (1939), Jean-Baptiste Denys (1643), Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol (1772), Marcel Petiot (1897), and Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757).