Arvid Carlsson

1923 - 2018

Photo of Arvid Carlsson

Icon of person Arvid Carlsson

Arvid Carlsson (25 January 1923 – 29 June 2018) was a Swedish neuropharmacologist who is best known for his work with the neurotransmitter dopamine and its effects in Parkinson's disease. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arvid Carlsson has received more than 146,009 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Arvid Carlsson is the 97th most popular physician (down from 80th in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 87th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Physician.

Arvid Carlsson was a Swedish pharmacologist who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work on neurotransmitters.

Memorability Metrics

  • 150k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Arvid Carlssons by language


Among physicians, Arvid Carlsson ranks 97 out of 509Before him are Ronald Ross, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Bernardino of Siena, Theodor Morell, Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, and Eric Kandel. After him are Friedrich Miescher, John Snow, Franz Joseph Gall, John Langdon Down, Charles Nicolle, and Albert Calmette.

Most Popular Physicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1923, Arvid Carlsson ranks 28Before him are Jack Kilby, Lee Teng-hui, Richard Attenborough, Alan Shepard, Yma Sumac, and Anne Baxter. After him are Lola Flores, Antoni Tàpies, Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Markus Wolf, and Freeman Dyson. Among people deceased in 2018, Arvid Carlsson ranks 30Before him are Jin Yong, Robert Venturi, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arto Paasilinna, Francis Lai, and Hubert de Givenchy. After him are Barbara Bush, Leon M. Lederman, Riccardo Giacconi, Roy J. Glauber, Stéphane Audran, and Richard E. Taylor.

Others Born in 1923

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2018

Go to all Rankings

In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Arvid Carlsson ranks 101 out of 1,296Before him are Peter Stormare (1953), Magnus I of Sweden (1106), Per Olov Enquist (1934), Birger Jarl (1210), Marie Fredriksson (1958), and Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland (1861). After him are Alva Myrdal (1902), Roy Andersson (1943), Ingrid Thulin (1926), Bertil Ohlin (1899), Sverker I of Sweden (1100), and Carl Peter Thunberg (1743).

Among PHYSICIANS In Sweden

Among physicians born in Sweden, Arvid Carlsson ranks 2Before him are Allvar Gullstrand (1862). After him are Ulf von Euler (1905), Hans Rosling (1948), Thomas Bartholin (1616), Torsten Wiesel (1924), Olof Rudbeck the Younger (1660), and Anders Tegnell (1956).