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Carl Ferdinand Cori

1896 - 1984

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Carl Ferdinand Cori, ForMemRS (December 5, 1896 – October 20, 1984) was a Czech-American biochemist and pharmacologist. He, together with his wife Gerty Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize in 1947 for their discovery of how the glucose derivative glycogen (animal starch) is broken down and resynthesized in the body for use as a store and source of energy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Ferdinand Cori has received more than 163,567 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Carl Ferdinand Cori is the 108th most popular chemist (up from 241st in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Czechia (up from 158th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Czech Chemist.

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Among chemists, Carl Ferdinand Cori ranks 108 out of 509Before him are Yves Chauvin, Willard Libby, James B. Sumner, John Newlands, Henry Hallett Dale, and Robert Robinson. After him are Antoni Grabowski, Wendell Meredith Stanley, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Paul J. Crutzen, James Dewar, and Stanford Moore.

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Among people born in 1896, Carl Ferdinand Cori ranks 33Before him are Célestin Freinet, Buenaventura Durruti, Italo Balbo, Erich Koch, Helen of Greece and Denmark, and Anna Anderson. After him are John Dos Passos, A. J. Cronin, Herbert Backe, Sandro Pertini, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, and Nobusuke Kishi. Among people deceased in 1984, Carl Ferdinand Cori ranks 24Before him are Dmitry Ustinov, Anna Anderson, Karl Wolff, Marvin Gaye, Oleg Antonov, and Pyotr Kapitsa. After him are Sam Peckinpah, Philippe Ariès, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Viktor Shklovsky, Martin Ryle, and Ahmed Sékou Touré.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Carl Ferdinand Cori ranks 77 out of 973Before him are Matthias Sindelar (1903), Jerome of Prague (1379), Jan Masaryk (1886), Kurt Knispel (1921), Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679), and Jaroslav Seifert (1901). After him are Johann Stamitz (1717), Ludmila of Bohemia (860), Bohuslav Martinů (1890), Johann Palisa (1848), Jiří Menzel (1938), and Julius Fučík (1903).

Among CHEMISTS In Czechia

Among chemists born in Czechia, Carl Ferdinand Cori ranks 2Before him are Gerty Cori (1896). After him are Otto Wichterle (1913), Johann Josef Loschmidt (1821), Jaroslav Heyrovský (1890), Franz von Soxhlet (1848), Hans Tropsch (1889), Zdenko Hans Skraup (1850), and Jiří Drahoš (1949).