Edward B. Lewis

1918 - 2004

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Edward Butts Lewis (May 20, 1918 – July 21, 2004) was an American geneticist, a corecipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward B. Lewis has received more than 131,607 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Edward B. Lewis is the 185th most popular biologist (down from 121st in 2019), the 1,863rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,159th in 2019) and the 30th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Edward B. Lewis ranks 185 out of 844Before him are Oldfield Thomas, Antoine Béchamp, Nettie Stevens, John Lindley, Mikhail Tsvet, and Clair Cameron Patterson. After him are Hermann Schlegel, Daniel Nathans, Bert Sakmann, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Robert Gallo, and Willi Hennig.

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Among people born in 1918, Edward B. Lewis ranks 79Before him are Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, B. K. S. Iyengar, João Figueiredo, Philip José Farmer, Dora Ratjen, and Kenichi Fukui. After him are Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Igor Ansoff, Spiro Agnew, W. Eugene Smith, Edwin G. Krebs, and Bebo Valdés. Among people deceased in 2004, Edward B. Lewis ranks 60Before him are Brian Clough, Herbert C. Brown, Richard Avedon, Elmer Bernstein, Johnny Ramone, and Marika Rökk. After him are Charles Sweeney, Nino Manfredi, Jerry Orbach, Jean Rouch, Takeshi Kamo, and Lennart Bernadotte.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward B. Lewis ranks 1,863 out of 15,968Before him are Donald E. Westlake (1933), Russell Alan Hulse (1950), Michael Bay (1965), Viola Davis (1965), Marilyn vos Savant (1946), and Clair Cameron Patterson (1922). After him are Richard Rodgers (1902), Beyoncé (1981), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), Selena (1971), Annie Leibovitz (1949), and Edward C. Prescott (1940).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Edward B. Lewis ranks 30Before him are George Davis Snell (1903), David Baltimore (1938), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Nettie Stevens (1861), and Clair Cameron Patterson (1922). After him are Daniel Nathans (1928), Robert Gallo (1937), Paul Greengard (1925), James Dwight Dana (1813), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), and J. Michael Bishop (1936).