Daniel Nathans

1928 - 1999

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Daniel Nathans (October 30, 1928 – November 16, 1999) was an American microbiologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Nathans has received more than 126,357 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Daniel Nathans is the 187th most popular biologist (down from 173rd in 2019), the 1,906th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,543rd in 2019) and the 31st most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Daniel Nathans ranks 187 out of 844Before him are Nettie Stevens, John Lindley, Mikhail Tsvet, Clair Cameron Patterson, Edward B. Lewis, and Hermann Schlegel. After him are Bert Sakmann, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Robert Gallo, Willi Hennig, Paul Greengard, and James Dwight Dana.

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Among people born in 1928, Daniel Nathans ranks 118Before him are Michel Serrault, Pierre Mauroy, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Walter Mondale, Capucine, and Hayden White. After him are Joseph Kittinger, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Yaacov Agam, Bob Cousy, José Bonaparte, and Georgy Dobrovolsky. Among people deceased in 1999, Daniel Nathans ranks 58Before him are André Martinet, João Figueiredo, Dusty Springfield, Charlotte Perriand, DeForest Kelley, and Alfredo Kraus. After him are Marion Zimmer Bradley, Gyula Zsengellér, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Barış Manço, Edward Dmytryk, and Ilmari Juutilainen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Nathans ranks 1,906 out of 15,968Before him are Tom Regan (1938), Walter Mondale (1928), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Drew Barrymore (1975), Hayden White (1928), and Billy Zane (1966). After him are Mark W. Clark (1896), Dorothy Malone (1924), Frank Stella (1936), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Linda Lee Cadwell (1945), and Roger Ailes (1940).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Daniel Nathans ranks 31Before him are David Baltimore (1938), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Nettie Stevens (1861), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), and Edward B. Lewis (1918). After him are Robert Gallo (1937), Paul Greengard (1925), James Dwight Dana (1813), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), J. Michael Bishop (1936), and Howard Martin Temin (1934).