Edward Adelbert Doisy

1893 - 1986

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Edward Adelbert Doisy (November 13, 1893 – October 23, 1986) was an American biochemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1943 with Henrik Dam for their discovery of vitamin K (K from "Koagulations-Vitamin" in German) and its chemical structure. Doisy was born in Hume, Illinois, on November 13, 1893. He completed his A.B. degree in 1914 and his M.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Adelbert Doisy has received more than 83,631 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Adelbert Doisy is the 89th most popular chemist (up from 92nd in 2019), the 593rd most popular biography from United States (up from 710th in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Chemist.

Edward Adelbert Doisy was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1943 for his work on vitamin K and its role in blood clotting.

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Among chemists, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 89 out of 602Before him are William Crookes, Henry Hallett Dale, Johann Rudolf Glauber, Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Michel Eugène Chevreul, and Richard Kuhn. After him are Paul Hermann Müller, Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Vladimir Prelog, Leopold Ružička, and Marshall Warren Nirenberg.

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Among people born in 1893, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 19Before him are Draža Mihailović, Chaim Soutine, Lazar Kaganovich, Roland Freisler, Harold Lloyd, and Palmiro Togliatti. After him are Karl Mannheim, Albert Szent-Györgyi, Paramahansa Yogananda, Omar Bradley, Prajadhipok, and Hattie McDaniel. Among people deceased in 1986, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 19Before him are Harold Macmillan, Frank Herbert, Urho Kekkonen, Henry Moore, Celâl Bayar, and Jaroslav Seifert. After him are Georgia O'Keeffe, Cary Grant, Albert Szent-Györgyi, James Rainwater, Fritz Albert Lipmann, and Erich Koch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 593 out of 20,380Before him are Linda Lovelace (1949), Gene Kelly (1912), John Belushi (1949), Robert Solow (1924), Boris Johnson (1964), and James Baldwin (1924). After him are Robert Kardashian (1944), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Jack Kilby (1923), Allen Ginsberg (1926), and Georgia O'Keeffe (1887).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 11Before him are Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Melvin Calvin (1911), Irving Langmuir (1881), Gilbert N. Lewis (1875), Theodore William Richards (1868), and James B. Sumner (1887). After him are Marshall Warren Nirenberg (1927), Stanford Moore (1913), Paul Berg (1926), Harold Urey (1893), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), and Robert Burns Woodward (1917).