Charles Scott Sherrington

1952 - 1952

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Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (27 November 1857 – 4 March 1952) was an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and a pathologist, Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, in 1932 for their work on the functions of neurons. Prior to the work of Sherrington and Adrian, it was widely accepted that reflexes occurred as isolated activity within a reflex arc. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Scott Sherrington has received more than 248,909 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Charles Scott Sherrington is the 166th most popular biologist (down from 157th in 2019), the 1,099th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 945th in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, Charles Scott Sherrington ranks 166 out of 844Before him are Albert von Kölliker, George Robert Gray, Erwin Neher, David Baltimore, Martin Evans, and Adolf Engler. After him are Mathurin Jacques Brisson, Joseph Banks, Henry Walter Bates, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Joshua Lederberg, and Ana Aslan.

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Among people born in 1952, Charles Scott Sherrington ranks 67Before him are Cyril Ramaphosa, Robin Hobb, Nicko McBrain, Irina Bokova, Umberto Tozzi, and Didier Pironi. After him are David Icke, Teófilo Stevenson, Ari Vatanen, Bülent Ersoy, Álvaro Uribe, and Joe Strummer. Among people deceased in 1952, Charles Scott Sherrington ranks 36Before him are Clark L. Hull, Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, John Langenus, Alfred Einstein, Bedřich Hrozný, and Rudolf Slánský. After him are Jigme Wangchuck, Efim Bogoljubov, Pedro Lascuráin, Luigi Fagioli, Johan Nygaardsvold, and Kenwa Mabuni.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Scott Sherrington ranks 1,099 out of 6,924Before him are Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), Pete Postlethwaite (1946), Keira Knightley (1985), Lilian, Princess of Réthy (1916), William the Lion (1142), and Harriet Taylor Mill (1807). After him are Joseph Needham (1900), John Lydon (1956), Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689), Prince Michael of Kent (1942), Joseph Banks (1743), and Henry Walter Bates (1825).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Charles Scott Sherrington ranks 28Before him are Oliver Smithies (1925), George Shaw (1751), Anna Atkins (1799), Charles Bell (1774), George Robert Gray (1808), and Martin Evans (1941). After him are Joseph Banks (1743), Henry Walter Bates (1825), Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817), Oldfield Thomas (1858), John Lindley (1799), and Thomas Browne (1605).