Francis Peyton Rous

1879 - 1970

Francis Peyton Rous

Francis Peyton Rous () (October 5, 1879 – February 16, 1970) was an American Nobel Prize-winning virologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Peyton Rous has received more than 109,300 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 135th most popular physician.

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Among physicians, Francis Peyton Rous ranks 134 out of 438Before him are Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, André Frédéric Cournand, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Joseph Murray, Oswald Avery, and George Emil Palade. After him are Magnus Hirschfeld, Johann Joachim Becher, Peter Damian, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, Theodor Billroth, and Jean Marc Gaspard Itard.

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Among people born in 1879, Francis Peyton Rous ranks 27Before him are Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Henri Giraud, E. M. Forster, Victor Sjöström, Sarojini Naidu, and Fritz Haarmann. After him are Italo Gariboldi, Hans Lammers, An Jung-geun, Léon Jouhaux, Knud Rasmussen, and Franz Reichelt. Among people deceased in 1970, Francis Peyton Rous ranks 45Before him are Bourvil, Arthur Adamov, Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, E. M. Forster, Lázaro Cárdenas, and Erich Heckel. After him are Italo Gariboldi, B. H. Liddell Hart, Władysław Anders, Jean Giono, Pedro Cea, and Nikolay Shvernik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Francis Peyton Rous ranks 984 out of 12,171Before him are Dred Scott (1795), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Wallace Carothers (1896), Irving Stone (1903), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), and Michael Moore (1954). After him are Éamon de Valera (1882), Mark Felt (1913), Richard Matheson (1926), Michael Mann (1943), Michael Bloomberg (1942), and Mike Pence (1959).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Francis Peyton Rous ranks 11Before him are Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Jonas Salk (1914), George Minot (1885), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), and Joseph Murray (1919). After him are Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), George H. Hitchings (1905), George Whipple (1878), Louis Ignarro (1941), Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), and Virginia Apgar (1909).