Charles Best

1899 - 1978

Charles Best

Charles Herbert Best (February 27, 1899 – March 31, 1978) was an American-Canadian medical scientist and one of the co-discoverers of insulin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Best has received more than 9,600 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 366th most popular physician.

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  • 9.6k

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  • 49.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Charles Best ranks 365 out of 438Before him are Dorothea Erxleben, William Bayliss, James Paget, Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Hilary Koprowski, and Vladimir Demikhov. After him are Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard, Aëtius of Amida, Harry Seeley, William Hunter, Antonio Maria Valsalva, and José Bonaparte.

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Among people born in 1899, Charles Best ranks 136Before him are Peter Wessel Zapffe, Leonid Leonov, Jón Leifs, Domingo Tejera, Udham Singh, and Francis Ponge. After him are Armand Salacrou, Lovro von Matačić, Aleksander Zawadzki, C. S. Forester, Iskander Mirza, and Harold Abrahams. Among people deceased in 1978, Charles Best ranks 112Before him are Juan Evaristo, Mark Robson, Liane Augustin, Leo Genn, Rubén Morán, and Zenta Mauriņa. After him are Federico Chávez, Raymond Braine, Jean Nicolas, Henryk Zygalski, Nico Diederichs, and Harold Abrahams.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Best ranks 3,820 out of 12,171Before him are Robert N. Bellah (1927), Andrea True (1943), Edward S. Curtis (1868), Henry Adams (1838), Donald Barthelme (1931), and John Cocke (1925). After him are Red Auerbach (1917), Manny Ayulo (1921), Paul Wesley (1982), Richard Estes (1932), John C. McGinley (1959), and Hedda Hopper (1885).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Charles Best ranks 42Before him are Baruch Goldstein (1956), Michael DeBakey (1908), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884), Crawford Long (1815), and Thomas Horsfield (1773). After him are Barnum Brown (1873), Philip Showalter Hench (1896), John Ostrom (1928), Robert Atkins (1930), Helen B. Taussig (1898), and Charles W. Gilmore (1874).