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 104,645 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. George Whipple is the 204th most popular physician (down from 143rd in 2019), the 1,678th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,084th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, George Whipple ranks 204 out of 509Before him are Regnier de Graaf, Patch Adams, Anthony Fauci, Charaka, Bernardino Ramazzini, and Jack Kevorkian. After him are Dickinson W. Richards, David H. Hubel, Karl Adolph von Basedow, Nicolaes Tulp, Engelbert Kaempfer, and Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol.

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Among people born in 1878, George Whipple ranks 40Before him are James Oliver Curwood, Stepan Shaumian, Léon Werth, Slavko Kvaternik, Wallace Hartley, and Boris Kustodiev. After him are Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord, Sadriddin Ayni, Kōki Hirota, Marcel Grossmann, Mahmud Barzanji, and Carlos Saavedra Lamas. Among people deceased in 1976, George Whipple ranks 57Before him are Carlo Gambino, Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach, Mickey Cohen, Michael Polanyi, Ivan Yakubovsky, and Phil Ochs. After him are Mitsuo Fuchida, George Ostrogorsky, Harry Nyquist, Abdul Razak Hussein, Carol Reed, and Mikhail Gurevich.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Whipple ranks 1,678 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Kevorkian (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), Connie Francis (1938), Richard Jordan Gatling (1818), Jonathan Edwards (1703), and Annette Bening (1958). After him are Stanley Tucci (1960), Lou Ferrigno (1951), Joan Rivers (1933), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Lester Young (1909), and Annie Oakley (1860).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, George Whipple ranks 23Before him are E. Donnall Thomas (1920), Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), Henry Heimlich (1920), Patch Adams (1945), Anthony Fauci (1940), and Jack Kevorkian (1928). After him are Dickinson W. Richards (1895), John Harvey Kellogg (1852), John O'Keefe (1939), Peter Agre (1949), George H. Hitchings (1905), and Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923).