Frederick Chapman Robbins

1916 - 2003

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Frederick Chapman Robbins (August 25, 1916 – August 4, 2003) was an American pediatrician and virologist. He was born in Auburn, Alabama, and grew up in Columbia, Missouri, attending David H. Hickman High School. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1954 along with John Franklin Enders and Thomas Huckle Weller, making Robbins the only Nobel laureate born in Alabama. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick Chapman Robbins has received more than 79,470 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia. Frederick Chapman Robbins is the 106th most popular physician (down from 104th in 2019), the 792nd most popular biography from United States (down from 784th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Physician.

Frederick Chapman Robbins is most famous for being the founder of the Alcoholics Anonymous.

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Over the past year Frederick Chapman Robbins has had the most page views in the with 9,535 views, followed by Chinese (2,050), and Spanish (1,863). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (123.65%), Ido (105.12%), and Indonesian (77.96%)


Among physicians, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 106 out of 726Before him are André Frédéric Cournand, Ctesias, Werner Forssmann, William T. G. Morton, Julius Wagner-Jauregg, and Jens Christian Skou. After him are James Parkinson, Ronald Ross, Eric Kandel, Ulf von Euler, Jonas Salk, and Andrew Schally.

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Among people born in 1916, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 29Before him are Maurice Wilkins, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Alexander Prokhorov, Camilo José Cela, Jack Vance, and Robert McNamara. After him are Natalia Ginzburg, Dương Văn Minh, Abdul Rahman Arif, Vitaly Ginzburg, Paul Keres, and Sune Bergström. Among people deceased in 2003, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 26Before him are Robert Kardashian, Gianni Agnelli, Zoran Đinđić, Otto Günsche, Maurice Blanchot, and Luciano Berio. After him are Bernard Katz, Helmut Rahn, Isser Harel, Alberto Sordi, Compay Segundo, and Leon Uris.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 792 out of 20,380Before him are Judith Butler (1956), Antony Blinken (1962), Mark Hamill (1951), Marvin Gaye (1939), Bill Russell (1934), and Douglass North (1920). After him are William Alfred Fowler (1911), George Eastman (1854), John Goodman (1952), William Saroyan (1908), Leo Frank (1884), and Frances McDormand (1957).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 9Before him are William P. Murphy (1892), Ferid Murad (1936), Stanley Cohen (1922), George Minot (1885), Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), and William T. G. Morton (1819). After him are Jonas Salk (1914), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Harvey J. Alter (1935), and E. Donnall Thomas (1920).