Gabriele Falloppio

1523 - 1562

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Gabriele Falloppio (1522/23 – 9 October 1562) was an Italian priest and anatomist often known by his Latin name Fallopius. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriele Falloppio has received more than 223,550 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Gabriele Falloppio is the 95th most popular biologist (down from 83rd in 2019), the 953rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 951st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Biologist.

Gabriele Falloppio was a 16th century anatomist who is most famous for inventing the first condom.

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Among biologists, Gabriele Falloppio ranks 95 out of 1,097Before him are Erasmus Darwin, Aaron Ciechanover, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Philip Sclater, Hermann Joseph Muller, and John B. Calhoun. After him are Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Günter Blobel, Jules A. Hoffmann, Lynn Margulis, Oliver Smithies, and John Franklin Enders.

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Among people born in 1523, Gabriele Falloppio ranks 3Before him are Catherine Howard, and Anna Jagiellon. After him are Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Blaise de Vigenère, Charles de Bourbon, Marco Antonio Bragadin, Stradanus, Gaspara Stampa, Gulbadan Begum, Catherine Carey, and Pieter Pourbus. Among people deceased in 1562, Gabriele Falloppio ranks 5Before him are Antoine of Navarre, Adrian Willaert, Eleanor of Toledo, and Lütfi Pasha. After him are Götz von Berlichingen, Peter of Alcantara, Jan van Scorel, Francesco de' Rossi, Christoph Amberger, Claudin de Sermisy, and Giovanni de' Medici.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gabriele Falloppio ranks 953 out of 5,161Before him are Nicola Amati (1596), Umberto Giordano (1867), Franco Modigliani (1918), Pietro Bembo (1470), Nina Ricci (1883), and Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases (1569). After him are Filippo Maria Visconti (1392), Hugo Pratt (1927), Jacopo Bassano (1510), Gaius Musonius Rufus (25), Faustina the Elder (105), and Frances of Rome (1384).


Among biologists born in Italy, Gabriele Falloppio ranks 3Before him are Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729), and Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522). After him are Giovanni Sartori (1924), Mario Capecchi (1937), Salvador Luria (1912), Renato Dulbecco (1914), Giuseppe Acerbi (1773), Mikhail Tsvet (1872), Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922), Carlo Allioni (1728), and Odoardo Beccari (1843).