Dickinson W. Richards

1895 - 1973

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Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr. (October 30, 1895 – February 23, 1973) was an American physician and physiologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dickinson W. Richards has received more than 51,983 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Dickinson W. Richards is the 205th most popular physician (down from 175th in 2019), the 1,682nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,296th in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Dickinson W. Richards ranks 205 out of 509Before him are Patch Adams, Anthony Fauci, Charaka, Bernardino Ramazzini, Jack Kevorkian, and George Whipple. After him are David H. Hubel, Karl Adolph von Basedow, Nicolaes Tulp, Engelbert Kaempfer, Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol, and Constantine the African.

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Among people born in 1895, Dickinson W. Richards ranks 80Before him are Friedrich Jeckeln, Wilhelm Gustloff, Lin Yutang, Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, and Paul Muni. After him are Alexander Orlov, Vinoba Bhave, Kirsten Flagstad, Henry de Montherlant, Shote Galica, and Dino Grandi. Among people deceased in 1973, Dickinson W. Richards ranks 63Before him are Leo Strauss, Edward G. Robinson, Edward Steichen, Karl Löwith, Asger Jorn, and Veronica Lake. After him are Alexander Orlov, Robert Smithson, Jacques Lipchitz, Shirali Muslimov, Károly Kerényi, and Mikhail Kalatozov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dickinson W. Richards ranks 1,682 out of 15,968Before him are Jonathan Edwards (1703), Annette Bening (1958), George Whipple (1878), Stanley Tucci (1960), Lou Ferrigno (1951), and Joan Rivers (1933). After him are Lester Young (1909), Annie Oakley (1860), Stonewall Jackson (1824), Buddy Guy (1936), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), and Sondra Locke (1944).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Dickinson W. Richards ranks 24Before him are Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), Henry Heimlich (1920), Patch Adams (1945), Anthony Fauci (1940), Jack Kevorkian (1928), and George Whipple (1878). After him are John Harvey Kellogg (1852), John O'Keefe (1939), Peter Agre (1949), George H. Hitchings (1905), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), and William Bates (1860).