BIOLOGIST

Edward Tatum

1909 - 1975

Edward Tatum

Edward Lawrie Tatum (December 14, 1909 – November 5, 1975) was an American geneticist. He shared half of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1958 with George Beadle for showing that genes control individual steps in metabolism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Tatum has received more than 51,165 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 88th most popular biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Edward Tatum ranks 88 out of 686Before him are Julian Huxley, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Philip Miller, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Ibn al-Baitar, and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi. After him are Lynn Margulis, Julius Richard Petri, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Archibald Hill, Tomas Lindahl, and Hugo Gunckel Lüer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1909, Edward Tatum ranks 31Before him are Carmen Miranda, Marinus van der Lubbe, John Fante, Matt Busby, Aleksandar Ranković, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. After him are Leo Fender, Jessica Tandy, Hélder Câmara, Souphanouvong, Norberto Bobbio, and Oldřich Nejedlý. Among people deceased in 1975, Edward Tatum ranks 26Before him are Graham Hill, Antonín Novotný, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Julian Huxley, and Robert Robinson. After him are Paul Keres, Eisaku Satō, Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, Pavel Sukhoi, Chivu Stoica, and Éamon de Valera.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Tatum ranks 909 out of 12,171Before him are Gloria Swanson (1899), Carl Lewis (1961), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Bill de Blasio (1961), Glenn T. Seaborg (1912), and Halle Berry (1966). After him are Jared Diamond (1937), Kim Kardashian (1980), John Gotti (1940), Raquel Welch (1940), Adam Sandler (1966), and David Scott (1932).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Edward Tatum ranks 10Before him are Barbara McClintock (1902), Rachel Carson (1907), Irwin Rose (1926), George Beadle (1903), Paul Greengard (1925), and Hermann Joseph Muller (1890). After him are Lynn Margulis (1938), Alfred Hershey (1908), George Davis Snell (1903), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), John Franklin Enders (1897), and Linda B. Buck (1947).