Archibald Hill

1886 - 1977

Photo of Archibald Hill

Icon of person Archibald Hill

Archibald Vivian Hill (26 September 1886 – 3 June 1977), known as A. V. Hill, was a British physiologist, one of the founders of the diverse disciplines of biophysics and operations research. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archibald Hill has received more than 124,448 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Archibald Hill is the 110th most popular biologist (down from 92nd in 2019), the 820th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 667th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Biologist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Archibald Hills by language


Among biologists, Archibald Hill ranks 110 out of 844. Before him are Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, John Franklin Enders, Walther Flemming, Ralph M. Steinman, Carl Woese, and Charles Bonnet. After him are William Bateson, E. O. Wilson, Giovanni Sartori, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Aimé Bonpland, and Wilhelm Johannsen.

Most Popular Biologists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1886, Archibald Hill ranks 42Before him are Paul Tillich, Franz Rosenzweig, Henri Coandă, Mary Wigman, Raymond A. Spruance, and Kurt Koffka. After him are Marcel Dupré, Aron Nimzowitsch, Gottfried Benn, Giovanni Battista Caproni, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Raoul Hausmann. Among people deceased in 1977, Archibald Hill ranks 35Before him are James Jones, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Gudrun Ensslin, Sergey Ilyushin, Naum Gabo, and A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. After him are John Dickson Carr, Edgar Adrian, John Edensor Littlewood, Stephen Boyd, Abdel Halim Hafez, and Steve Biko.

Others Born in 1886

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1977

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Archibald Hill ranks 820 out of 6,924. Before him are Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (1473), Matt Busby (1909), Mary Anning (1799), Edward Kelley (1555), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), and Robert FitzRoy (1805). After him are Leonora Carrington (1917), William Bateson (1861), Brian Eno (1948), Edgar F. Codd (1923), Chris Norman (1950), and Emily Davison (1872).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Archibald Hill ranks 17Before him are John Edward Gray (1800), Philip Miller (1691), Julian Huxley (1887), John Gurdon (1933), Desmond Morris (1928), and John Ray (1627). After him are William Bateson (1861), William Carey (1761), J. B. S. Haldane (1892), Philip Sclater (1829), Oliver Smithies (1925), and George Shaw (1751).