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George Whipple

1878 - 1976

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George Hoyt Whipple (August 28, 1878 – February 1, 1976) was an American physician, pathologist, biomedical researcher, and medical school educator and administrator. Whipple shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1934 with George Richards Minot and William Parry Murphy "for their discoveries concerning liver therapy in cases of anemia". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Whipple has received more than 148,898 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). George Whipple is the 192nd most popular physician (up from 204th in 2019), the 1,558th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,677th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, George Whipple ranks 192 out of 502Before him are Sebastian Kneipp, Asclepiades of Bithynia, Joseph Calasanz, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Howard Florey, and Severo Ochoa. After him are Hans Sloane, Marcel Petiot, Bernardino Ramazzini, Trota of Salerno, Bernard Kouchner, and Franciscus Sylvius.

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Among people born in 1878, George Whipple ranks 34Before him are Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Arthur Scherbius, P. D. Ouspensky, Léon Werth, Marcel Grossmann, and Jan Łukasiewicz. After him are Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz, Georg Kaiser, Clemens August Graf von Galen, Mahmud Barzanji, Slavko Kvaternik, and Yosano Akiko. Among people deceased in 1976, George Whipple ranks 52Before him are Yonatan Netanyahu, Lin Yutang, George Ostrogorsky, João Goulart, Tove Ditlevsen, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. After him are Ivan Yakubovsky, Carlo Gambino, Michael Polanyi, Abdul Razak Hussein, Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach, and Arnold Gehlen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Whipple ranks 1,558 out of 18,182Before him are Leslie Groves (1896), Kim Carnes (1945), Lisa Ann (1972), Tony Shalhoub (1953), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807). After him are William Daniel Phillips (1948), Valerie Solanas (1936), Anthony Bourdain (1956), Eddie Cochran (1938), John Saxon (1935), and James Earl Ray (1928).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, George Whipple ranks 23Before him are George H. Hitchings (1905), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Michael Stuart Brown (1941), Anthony Fauci (1940), and Patch Adams (1945). After him are Henry Heimlich (1920), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Jack Kevorkian (1928), John O'Keefe (1939), Robert Lefkowitz (1943), and Peter Agre (1949).