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Charles Nicolle

1866 - 1936

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Charles Jules Henri Nicolle (21 September 1866 – 28 February 1936) was a French bacteriologist who received the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his identification of lice as the transmitter of epidemic typhus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Nicolle has received more than 104,401 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Charles Nicolle is the 104th most popular physician (down from 102nd in 2019), the 825th most popular biography from France (up from 881st in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Physician.

Charles Nicolle is most famous for his discovery of the cause of typhus.

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Among physicians, Charles Nicolle ranks 104 out of 502Before him are Elias Lönnrot, Oswald Avery, Alexandre Yersin, Elizabeth Blackwell, Frederick Chapman Robbins, and Ragnar Granit. After him are Arvid Carlsson, Eric Kandel, Gerhard Armauer Hansen, George Minot, Peter Damian, and Johann Joachim Becher.

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Among people born in 1866, Charles Nicolle ranks 18Before him are Giovanni Agnelli, Hans von Seeckt, Ferruccio Busoni, Aleksandr Ulyanov, Jacinto Benavente, and Anne Sullivan. After him are Ramsay MacDonald, Emilio De Bono, Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, Antoine Meillet, and Lev Shestov. Among people deceased in 1936, Charles Nicolle ranks 31Before him are Buenaventura Durruti, Róbert Bárány, Robert E. Howard, Andrija Mohorovičić, Elsa Einstein, and Anne Sullivan. After him are Julius Schreck, Georg Michaelis, Nikolai Ostrovsky, Moritz Schlick, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Karl Pearson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Nicolle ranks 825 out of 6,011Before him are Jean Froissart (1337), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), Hector Guimard (1867), Charles Hermite (1822), and Maria Malibran (1808). After him are Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763), Pauline Viardot (1821), Chevalier d'Éon (1728), Germaine of Foix (1488), Eric Cantona (1966), and Saint Remigius (437).

Among PHYSICIANS In France

Among physicians born in France, Charles Nicolle ranks 14Before him are Jean-Martin Charcot (1825), Hilary of Poitiers (315), Philippe Pinel (1745), René Laennec (1781), Jean Nicot (1530), and Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805). After him are Jean Dausset (1916), Marie François Xavier Bichat (1771), Jean Marc Gaspard Itard (1774), André Frédéric Cournand (1895), Albert Calmette (1863), and Dominique Jean Larrey (1766).