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 58,230 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Frederick Chapman Robbins is the 151st most popular physician (down from 130th in 2019), the 1,255th most popular biography from United States (down from 957th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Physician.

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

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Among physicians, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 151 out of 509Before him are Edgar Adrian, Albert of Riga, Virginia Apgar, Ctesias, Louis Ignarro, and Herta Oberheuser. After him are Ernst Gräfenberg, Magnus Hirschfeld, August von Wassermann, George Emil Palade, Niels Kaj Jerne, and Francis Peyton Rous.

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Among people born in 1916, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 47Before him are Jean Dausset, Natalia Ginzburg, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, Ephraim Katzir, Masaki Kobayashi, and Robert F. Furchgott. After him are Michael Gough, Abdul Rahman Arif, Glenn Ford, Saburō Sakai, Maria Altmann, and Dino Risi. Among people deceased in 2003, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 40Before him are Isser Harel, Helmut Rahn, Bertram Brockhouse, Horst Buchholz, David Dacko, and Edgar F. Codd. After him are Franco Corelli, Leslie Cheung, Mario Beccaria, John Schlesinger, Nǃxau ǂToma, and Roberto Bolaño.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 1,255 out of 15,968Before him are Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Stanford Moore (1913), Ron Jeremy (1953), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Rose Kennedy (1890), and Steve Ditko (1927). After him are Frank Langella (1938), James Spader (1960), Eddie Cochran (1938), Jordan Belfort (1962), Rosemary Kennedy (1918), and Evander Holyfield (1962).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Frederick Chapman Robbins ranks 13Before him are Robin Cook (1940), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Joseph Murray (1919), Virginia Apgar (1909), and Louis Ignarro (1941). After him are Francis Peyton Rous (1879), George Minot (1885), Michael Stuart Brown (1941), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), and Henry Heimlich (1920).