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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 85,108 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). George Minot is the 108th most popular physician (up from 159th in 2019), the 843rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,319th in 2019) and the 7th 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 108 out of 502Before him are Frederick Chapman Robbins, Ragnar Granit, Charles Nicolle, Arvid Carlsson, Eric Kandel, and Gerhard Armauer Hansen. After him are Peter Damian, Johann Joachim Becher, Edgar Adrian, John Snow, Ferid Murad, and Francis Peyton Rous.

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Among people born in 1885, George Minot ranks 33Before him are Karl Radek, Sabina Spielrein, Erich von Stroheim, Luigi Russolo, Tomoyuki Yamashita, and Hermann Weyl. After him are Alexander Löhr, Sinclair Lewis, Heinrich Hoffmann, Hugo Boss, Hugo Sperrle, and Clementine Churchill. Among people deceased in 1950, George Minot ranks 24Before him are Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Nicolai Hartmann, Ramana Maharshi, Sri Aurobindo, Norman Haworth, and Emil Jannings. After him are Cesare Pavese, Max Beckmann, John Rabe, Kuniaki Koiso, Roman Shukhevych, and Karl Seitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Minot ranks 843 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Hofstadter (1915), Ike Turner (1931), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Brian Dennehy (1938), John Franklin Enders (1897), and Larry Hagman (1931). After him are Mickey Rooney (1920), Lillian Gish (1893), Ritchie Valens (1941), Jayne Mansfield (1933), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), and Britney Spears (1981).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, George Minot ranks 7Before him are Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), William P. Murphy (1892), William T. G. Morton (1819), Jonas Salk (1914), Stanley Cohen (1922), and Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916). After him are Ferid Murad (1936), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Harvey J. Alter (1935), Virginia Apgar (1909), Joseph Murray (1919), and Robin Cook (1940).