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 136,514 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Edward B. Lewis is the 128th most popular biologist (up from 185th in 2019), the 1,341st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,862nd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Biologist.

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Among biologists, Edward B. Lewis ranks 128 out of 841Before him are Ralph M. Steinman, Armand David, Gaspard Bauhin, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Aimé Bonpland, and Martin Evans. After him are Carl Woese, Elias Magnus Fries, Walther Flemming, Macfarlane Burnet, Joshua Lederberg, and Hamilton O. Smith.

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Among people born in 1918, Edward B. Lewis ranks 56Before him are Edward A. Murphy Jr., Julian Schwinger, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Arthur Kornberg, John Forsythe, and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. After him are Betty Ford, François Tombalbaye, Rosemary Kennedy, Richard Winters, João Goulart, and Derek Barton. Among people deceased in 2004, Edward B. Lewis ranks 40Before him are John Vane, Thomas Klestil, Robert Merle, Matthäus Hetzenauer, Julius Axelrod, and Andriyan Nikolayev. After him are Theo van Gogh, Arthur Hailey, Norberto Bobbio, John Pople, Herbert C. Brown, and Julia Child.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward B. Lewis ranks 1,341 out of 18,182Before him are John Fenn (1917), Sam Raimi (1959), Ron Howard (1954), Holland Taylor (1943), Sondra Locke (1944), and Robert H. Grubbs (1942). After him are Carl Woese (1928), Florence Griffith Joyner (1959), Harry Harrison (1925), William Standish Knowles (1917), Douglas Osheroff (1945), and Robert Curl (1933).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Edward B. Lewis ranks 18Before him are Alfred Hershey (1908), E. O. Wilson (1929), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Sylvia Earle (1935), George Davis Snell (1903), and Norman Borlaug (1914). After him are Carl Woese (1928), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Nettie Stevens (1861), Gerald Edelman (1929), and Daniel Nathans (1928).