Erwin Neher

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Erwin Neher (German pronunciation: [ˈɛʁviːn ˈneːɐ] (listen); ; born 20 March 1944) is a German biophysicist, specializing in the field of cell physiology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erwin Neher has received more than 101,805 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia. Erwin Neher is the 162nd most popular biologist (down from 126th in 2019), the 1,382nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 956th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Erwin Neher ranks 162 out of 844Before him are Renato Dulbecco, Erik Pontoppidan, Philibert Commerson, Charles Bell, Albert von Kölliker, and George Robert Gray. After him are David Baltimore, Martin Evans, Adolf Engler, Charles Scott Sherrington, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, and Joseph Banks.

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Among people born in 1944, Erwin Neher ranks 101Before him are Karl Jenkins, Maria João Pires, Askar Akayev, Leila Khaled, Harold Ramis, and Donna Haraway. After him are Chico Buarque, Patrick Depailler, Kiri Te Kanawa, Sondra Locke, Daniel Pennac, and Coluche.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Erwin Neher ranks 1,382 out of 5,289Before him are Salvian (405), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), Hans Werner Henze (1926), and Karl Richard Lepsius (1810). After him are Widukind of Corvey (925), John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1589), Douglas Sirk (1897), Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741), Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (1866), and Carl Reichenbach (1788).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Erwin Neher ranks 21Before him are Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739), Walther Flemming (1843), Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (1942), Theodor Escherich (1857), Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709), and Hans Driesch (1867). After him are Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle (1809), Hermann Schlegel (1804), Bert Sakmann (1942), Willi Hennig (1913), Carl Gustav Carus (1789), and Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim (1771).