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Arvid Carlsson

1923 - 2018

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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 185,953 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Arvid Carlsson is the 105th most popular physician (down from 97th in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from Sweden 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.

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Among physicians, Arvid Carlsson ranks 105 out of 502Before him are Oswald Avery, Alexandre Yersin, Elizabeth Blackwell, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Ragnar Granit, and Charles Nicolle. After him are Eric Kandel, Gerhard Armauer Hansen, George Minot, Peter Damian, Johann Joachim Becher, and Edgar Adrian.

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Among people born in 1923, Arvid Carlsson ranks 28Before him are Nadine Gordimer, Roy Lichtenstein, Yma Sumac, Jack Kilby, Val Logsdon Fitch, and Anne Baxter. After him are Lee Teng-hui, Markus Wolf, Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, Antoni Tàpies, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, and Frederick Herzberg. Among people deceased in 2018, Arvid Carlsson ranks 26Before him are Burt Reynolds, Peter Grünberg, Hubert de Givenchy, Billy Graham, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Arto Paasilinna. After him are Jin Yong, Stéphane Audran, Lys Assia, Richard E. Taylor, Paul Allen, and Jamal Khashoggi.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Arvid Carlsson ranks 101 out of 1,612Before him are Anund Jacob (1008), Hannes Alfvén (1908), Hilma af Klint (1862), Olaus Magnus (1490), Princess Birgitta of Sweden (1937), and Bertil Ohlin (1899). After him are Peter Stormare (1953), Roy Andersson (1943), Tomas Lindahl (1938), Lennart Torstensson (1603), Sverker I of Sweden (1100), and Stefan Löfven (1957).

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).