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Gregory Goodwin Pincus

1903 - 1967

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Gregory Goodwin Pincus (April 9, 1903 – August 22, 1967) was an American biologist and researcher who co-invented the combined oral contraceptive pill. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Goodwin Pincus has received more than 214,019 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Gregory Goodwin Pincus is the 303rd most popular biologist (down from 247th in 2019), the 3,040th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,453rd in 2019) and the 57th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 303 out of 841Before him are Ludwik Fleck, Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini, Christian Ludwig Brehm, Lev Berg, Motoo Kimura, and Carl Nägeli. After him are Karl Möbius, James Rothman, Theodor Boveri, Pierre Gaspard Chaumette, Lorenz Oken, and Charles Plumier.

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Among people born in 1903, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 125Before him are Alf Sjöberg, Vladimir Jankélévitch, Dolores Costello, Richard Thomalla, Russell Bufalino, and Adelbert Schulz. After him are Candido Portinari, Nikolay Cherkasov, Rensis Likert, Misao Tamai, Uichiro Hatta, and Bartel Leendert van der Waerden. Among people deceased in 1967, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 103Before him are Franz Waxman, Pierre Jeanneret, Juliusz Rómmel, Oskar Fischinger, George Lincoln Rockwell, and Joseph Cardijn. After him are Isaac Deutscher, Ernst Niekisch, Richard Ruoff, Holland Smith, Tudor Arghezi, and Miklós Kállay.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 3,040 out of 18,182Before him are Orson Scott Card (1951), Thomas Cech (1947), David Petraeus (1952), Kate Chopin (1850), Patrick Wilson (1973), and Dean Rusk (1909). After him are Bonnie Hunt (1961), Henry Hill (1943), Johnston McCulley (1883), Victor Young (1900), Clark Gregg (1962), and Randy Quaid (1950).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 57Before him are David Julius (1955), Wilder Penfield (1891), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Carol W. Greider (1961), Joel Asaph Allen (1838), and Phillip Allen Sharp (1944). After him are James Rothman (1950), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Eugene Odum (1913), Luther Burbank (1849), Harold E. Varmus (1939), and Barry Commoner (1917).