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Carl Lange

1834 - 1900

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Carl Georg Lange (4 December 1834 – 29 May 1900) was a Danish physician who made contributions to the fields of neurology, psychiatry, and psychology. Born to a wealthy family in Vordingborg, Denmark, Lange attended medical school at the University of Copenhagen and graduated in 1859 with a reputation for brilliance. After publishing on the neurological pathologies of aphasia, bulbar palsy, tabes dorsalis, and pathologies of the spinal cord, he achieved world fame with his 1885 work "On Emotions: A Psycho-Physiological Study". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Lange has received more than 10,353 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Carl Lange is the 391st most popular physician (down from 380th in 2019), the 297th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 295th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Danish Physician.

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Among physicians, Carl Lange ranks 391 out of 502Before him are Zhong Nanshan, William Bayliss, Charles Estienne, William Kaelin Jr., Wilhelm Griesinger, and Paul Janssen. After him are Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard, Zilda Arns, Wilhelm Stekel, Jim Yong Kim, and Paul Neumann.

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Among people born in 1834, Carl Lange ranks 43Before him are Ewald Hering, Kamehameha IV, José Hernández, Herman Snellen, Adrien Proust, and Ludovic Halévy. After him are Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe, Étienne Laspeyres, Serafino Vannutelli, Adolf Lüderitz, Piet Joubert, and Miguel Grau Seminario. Among people deceased in 1900, Carl Lange ranks 52Before him are Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, Bruno Abakanowicz, Arthur Sullivan, James Edward Keeler, Arsenio Martínez Campos, and Peter Waage. After him are Francišak Bahuševič, Piet Joubert, Rudolf Charousek, Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein, Dankmar Adler, and Jean Frédéric Frenet.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Carl Lange ranks 297 out of 893Before him are Prince Aage, Count of Rosenborg (1887), Martha of Denmark (1277), Ole Worm (1588), Johan Otto von Spreckelsen (1929), Lucile Grahn (1819), and Ingeborg of Denmark, Queen of Norway (1244). After him are Gøsta Esping-Andersen (1947), Agner Krarup Erlang (1878), Laurits Tuxen (1853), Torben Ulrich (1928), Henning Jensen (1949), and Margrethe Vestager (1968).

Among PHYSICIANS In Denmark

Among physicians born in Denmark, Carl Lange ranks 7Before him are August Krogh (1874), Johannes Fibiger (1867), Jens Christian Skou (1918), Carl Værnet (1893), Max Heindel (1865), and Peter C. Gøtzsche (1949). After him are Emil Aarestrup (1800) and Halfdan T. Mahler (1923).