Bernardino Ramazzini

1633 - 1714

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Bernardino Ramazzini (Italian pronunciation: [bernarˈdino ramat'tsini]; 4 October 1633 – 5 November 1714) was an Italian physician. Ramazzini, along with Francesco Torti, was an early proponent of the use of cinchona bark (from which quinine is derived) in the treatment of malaria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernardino Ramazzini has received more than 85,797 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Bernardino Ramazzini is the 202nd most popular physician (down from 180th in 2019), the 1,458th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,260th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Italian Physician.

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Among physicians, Bernardino Ramazzini ranks 202 out of 509Before him are Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Philipp Franz von Siebold, Regnier de Graaf, Patch Adams, Anthony Fauci, and Charaka. After him are Jack Kevorkian, George Whipple, Dickinson W. Richards, David H. Hubel, Karl Adolph von Basedow, and Nicolaes Tulp.

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Among people born in 1633, Bernardino Ramazzini ranks 7Before him are James II of England, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, Abbas II of Persia, Emperor Go-Kōmyō, and Kaya Sultan. After him are Samuel Pepys, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Willem van de Velde the Younger, Arsenije III Čarnojević, Geminiano Montanari, and Willem Drost. Among people deceased in 1714, Bernardino Ramazzini ranks 5Before him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Sophia of Hanover, Maria Luisa of Savoy, and Charles, Duke of Berry. After him are Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, Marie Anne Mancini, Carlo Fontana, Andreas Schlüter, Constantin Brâncoveanu, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert.

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Among people born in Italy, Bernardino Ramazzini ranks 1,458 out of 4,088Before him are Valentino Mazzola (1919), Authari (540), Paolo Ruffini (1765), Carlo Scarpa (1906), Damiano Damiani (1922), and Umberto Tozzi (1952). After him are Publius Cornelius Dolabella (-70), Claudio Magris (1939), Bernardo Rossellino (1409), Salvatore Giuliano (1922), Odoric of Pordenone (1286), and Agostino Casaroli (1914).


Among physicians born in Italy, Bernardino Ramazzini ranks 14Before him are Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608), Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723), Peter Damian (1007), Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501), Andrea Cesalpino (1519), and Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682). After him are Hieronymus Fabricius (1533), Trota of Salerno (1001), Carlo Urbani (1956), Filippo Pacini (1812), Realdo Colombo (1516), and Mondino de Luzzi (1275).