Carl Værnet

1893 - 1965

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Carl Peter Værnet (April 28, 1893 – November 25, 1965) was a Danish doctor at Buchenwald concentration camp. He experimented extensively with hormones and possible ways to try to treat homosexuality by injecting synthetic hormones into men's testicles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Værnet has received more than 82,256 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Værnet is the 238th most popular physician, the 173rd most popular biography from Denmark and the 4th most popular Danish Physician.

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Among physicians, Carl Værnet ranks 238 out of 509. Before him are Edward Bach, Adolf Eugen Fick, Peter Agre, George H. Hitchings, Thomas Addison, and Duchenne de Boulogne. After him are Bernardo Houssay, José Bonaparte, Emil du Bois-Reymond, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, James Black, and James Barry.

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Among people born in 1893, Carl Værnet ranks 66Before him are Kurt Huber, William Dieterle, Ernst Öpik, Clemens Krauss, Federico Mompou, and Dorothy L. Sayers. After him are Wilhelm Zaisser, Raymond Dart, Battista Farina, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Conrad Veidt, and Bill Tilden. Among people deceased in 1965, Carl Værnet ranks 43Before him are Edgard Varèse, Mehdi Ben Barka, Corrado Gini, Sydney Chaplin, Angelica Balabanoff, and Clara Bow. After him are Carl Oberg, Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, Hans Knappertsbusch, Otozō Yamada, Georges Gurvitch, and Hayato Ikeda.

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Among physicians born in Denmark, Carl Værnet ranks 4Before him are Johannes Fibiger (1867), August Krogh (1874), and Jens Christian Skou (1918). After him are Max Heindel (1865), Emil Aarestrup (1800), Carl Lange (1834), and Peter C. Gøtzsche (1949).