George Minot

1885 - 1950

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George Richards Minot (December 2, 1885 – February 25, 1950) was an American medical researcher who shared the 1934 Nobel Prize with George Hoyt Whipple and William P. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Minot has received more than 75,461 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). George Minot is the 159th most popular physician (down from 123rd in 2019), the 1,320th most popular biography from United States (down from 921st in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Physician.

George Minot was a doctor who discovered that the diet of patients suffering from pernicious anemia was deficient in vitamin B12. He and his colleague, William Murphy, won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1934 for this discovery.

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Among physicians, George Minot ranks 159 out of 509Before him are Magnus Hirschfeld, August von Wassermann, George Emil Palade, Niels Kaj Jerne, Francis Peyton Rous, and Francysk Skaryna. After him are Aretaeus of Cappadocia, Maurice Bucaille, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Alan Hodgkin, Waldemar Hoven, and Howard Florey.

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Among people born in 1885, George Minot ranks 50Before him are Gunnar Asplund, Franz Böhme, John Edensor Littlewood, Otto Klemperer, Giacomo Matteotti, and Tamara Karsavina. After him are Velimir Khlebnikov, Clementine Churchill, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Kato Svanidze, Egon Kisch, and Per Albin Hansson. Among people deceased in 1950, George Minot ranks 33Before him are Kuniaki Koiso, Dinu Lipatti, Nikolai Myaskovsky, Karl Seitz, Jan Smuts, and John Rabe. After him are Petre Dumitrescu, Constantin Carathéodory, Eliel Saarinen, Emmanuel Mounier, Roman Shukhevych, and Mao Anying.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Minot ranks 1,320 out of 15,968Before him are Karen Grassle (1942), John Brown (1800), Count Basie (1904), George Benson (1943), Jack Dempsey (1895), and Aaron Spelling (1923). After him are Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Tom Berenger (1949), William Boeing (1881), Duff McKagan (1964), Edmund Kemper (1948), and Martin Balsam (1919).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, George Minot ranks 15Before him are Joseph Erlanger (1874), Joseph Murray (1919), Virginia Apgar (1909), Louis Ignarro (1941), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), and Francis Peyton Rous (1879). After him are Michael Stuart Brown (1941), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), Henry Heimlich (1920), Patch Adams (1945), and Anthony Fauci (1940).