David H. Hubel

1926 - 2013

David H. Hubel

David Hunter Hubel (February 27, 1926 – September 22, 2013) was a Canadian American neurophysiologist noted for his studies of the structure and function of the visual cortex. He was co-recipient with Torsten Wiesel of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (shared with Roger W. Sperry), for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system. For much of his career, Hubel was the John Franklin Enders University Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David H. Hubel has received more than 179,606 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 207th most popular physician.

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Among physicians, David H. Hubel ranks 206 out of 438Before him are Constantine the African, Merit-Ptah, Harvey Cushing, John O'Keefe, Maurice Bucaille, and Ferdinand Sauerbruch. After him are Soranus of Ephesus, Michael Stuart Brown, Karl Adolph von Basedow, Johann Weyer, Gerard van Swieten, and Waldemar Hoven.

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Among people born in 1926, David H. Hubel ranks 99Before him are Maria Teresa de Filippis, John Schlesinger, Youssef Chahine, György Kurtág, Roger Corman, and Michel Butor. After him are Hans Werner Henze, Jean-Marie Lustiger, Yoshio Okada, Vasily Arkhipov, Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, and Henry Molaison. Among people deceased in 2013, David H. Hubel ranks 69Before him are Richard Griffiths, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Sara Montiel, Pierre Mauroy, Rossana Podestà, and Sławomir Mrożek. After him are Bebo Valdés, Tuncel Kurtiz, Antoni Ramallets, Zillur Rahman, Seki Matsunaga, and László Csatáry.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, David H. Hubel ranks 63 out of 840Before him are William Vickrey (1914), Jean Vanier (1928), James Randi (1928), Ryan Gosling (1980), Mack Sennett (1880), and Donald O. Hebb (1904). After him are Steven Pinker (1954), Rachel McAdams (1978), Rudolph A. Marcus (1923), Geneviève Bujold (1942), David Easton (1917), and Justin Bieber (1994).

Among PHYSICIANS In Canada

Among physicians born in Canada, David H. Hubel ranks 4Before him are Frederick Banting (1891), Oswald Avery (1877), and Charles Brenton Huggins (1901). After him are Norman Bethune (1890), William Osler (1849), and Frances Oldham Kelsey (1914).

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