Emil von Behring

1854 - 1917

Emil von Behring

Emil von Behring (Emil Adolf von Behring), born Emil Adolf Behring (15 March 1854 – 31 March 1917), was a German physiologist who received the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the first one awarded in that field, for his discovery of a diphtheria antitoxin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emil von Behring has received more than 290,594 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 62nd most popular physician.

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Among physicians, Emil von Behring ranks 61 out of 438Before him are Gerhard Domagk, Eugen Bleuler, Karl Brandt, René Favaloro, Hilary of Poitiers, and Robert Bellarmine. After him are Albert Szent-Györgyi, Christiaan Eijkman, Robert Edwards, Róbert Bárány, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, and Cyril of Jerusalem.

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Among people born in 1854, Emil von Behring ranks 10Before him are Henri Poincaré, Leoš Janáček, James George Frazer, Paul Ehrlich, Karl Kautsky, and Paul Sabatier. After him are Henri La Fontaine, George Eastman, Milan I of Serbia, Johannes Rydberg, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Paul Natorp. Among people deceased in 1917, Emil von Behring ranks 13Before him are Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Eduard Buchner, Adolf von Baeyer, Buffalo Bill, Edward Burnett Tylor, and Franz Brentano. After him are John William Waterhouse, Scott Joplin, Emil Theodor Kocher, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Radomir Putnik, and Ranavalona III.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Emil von Behring ranks 92 out of 930Before him are Krzysztof Penderecki (1933), Pola Negri (1897), Carl Menger (1840), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Hanna Reitsch (1912), and Kurt Student (1890). After him are Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Judah Loew ben Bezalel (1512), Friedrich Bergius (1884), and Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Emil von Behring ranks 5Before him are L. L. Zamenhof (1859), Rudolf Virchow (1821), Paul Ehrlich (1854), and Gerhard Domagk (1895). After him are Albert Sabin (1906), Magnus Hirschfeld (1868), Carl Wernicke (1848), Jan Jesenius (1566), Ludwig Guttmann (1899), Alexander Bogdanov (1873), and Gavriil Ilizarov (1921).

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