Crawford Long

1815 - 1878

Crawford Long

Crawford Williamson Long (November 1, 1815 – June 16, 1878) was an American surgeon and pharmacist best known for his first use of inhaled sulfuric ether as an anesthetic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Crawford Long has received more than 130,165 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 342nd most popular physician.

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  • 130k

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  • 51.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Crawford Long ranks 341 out of 438Before him are Justinus Kerner, Scribonius Largus, Mehmet Oz, Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Marcus Elieser Bloch, and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. After him are Jim Yong Kim, Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus, James Barry, Robert Remak, Luigi Carlo Farini, and Gustav Hartlaub.

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Among people born in 1815, Crawford Long ranks 36Before him are James Curtis Hepburn, Robert Volkmann, Andrew Graham, Alphonse Beau de Rochas, George Meade, and Temistocle Solera. After him are Robert Remak, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Ang Mey, Charles Renouvier, Emanuel Geibel, and Louis Le Chatelier. Among people deceased in 1878, Crawford Long ranks 33Before him are Władysław Tarnowski, Mindon Min, Temistocle Solera, Đura Jakšić, Karl Gutzkow, and Josip Runjanin. After him are Eugène Belgrand, Anna Sewell, George Cruikshank, Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Pyotr Vyazemsky, and Dimitrios Voulgaris.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Crawford Long ranks 3,150 out of 12,171Before him are Clancy Brown (1959), Kristin Davis (1965), Michael Stipe (1960), Grote Reber (1911), Black Hawk (1767), and Dyan Cannon (1937). After him are Monica Potter (1971), Billy Preston (1946), Mabel Normand (1892), Leopold and Loeb (1905), Winslow Homer (1836), and David Duke (1950).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Crawford Long ranks 40Before him are Richard Axel (1946), George Huntington (1850), Baruch Goldstein (1956), Michael DeBakey (1908), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), and Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884). After him are Thomas Horsfield (1773), Charles Best (1899), Barnum Brown (1873), Philip Showalter Hench (1896), John Ostrom (1928), and Robert Atkins (1930).