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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 144,083 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Daniel Nathans is the 142nd most popular biologist (up from 187th in 2019), the 1,438th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,905th in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Daniel Nathans ranks 142 out of 841Before him are Salvador Luria, Georg Forster, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Charles Bonnet, Gerald Edelman, and Wilhelm Johannsen. After him are Robert Whittaker, Desmond Morris, Charles Scott Sherrington, Susumu Tonegawa, Theodor Escherich, and John James Audubon.

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Among people born in 1928, Daniel Nathans ranks 81Before him are Eugene Merle Shoemaker, Colin Chapman, Sara Montiel, Gustav Leonhardt, Elias James Corey, and Osamu Shimomura. After him are Desmond Morris, Wolfgang von Trips, Marco Ferreri, Gene Sharp, Gaston Thorn, and Patrick McGoohan. Among people deceased in 1999, Daniel Nathans ranks 43Before him are Benjamin Bloom, Henry Way Kendall, Henri, Count of Paris, Nathalie Sarraute, Oliver Reed, and Adolfo Bioy Casares. After him are Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, George C. Scott, John F. Kennedy Jr., Edward Dmytryk, and Fabrizio De André.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Nathans ranks 1,438 out of 18,182Before him are Frank Langella (1938), Kathryn Joosten (1939), Vernon L. Smith (1927), Mario Lanza (1921), Helen Hunt (1963), and Tom Skerritt (1933). After him are Richard Kuklinski (1935), Mariah Carey (1969), Dorothy Vaughan (1910), Robert Whittaker (1920), Tyrone Power (1914), and Allen Dulles (1893).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Daniel Nathans ranks 24Before him are Edward B. Lewis (1918), Carl Woese (1928), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Nettie Stevens (1861), and Gerald Edelman (1929). After him are Robert Whittaker (1920), J. Michael Bishop (1936), Paul Greengard (1925), Temple Grandin (1947), Wilbur Scoville (1865), and Stephen Jay Gould (1941).