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 162,773 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gregory Goodwin Pincus is the 247th most popular biologist (up from 290th in 2019), the 2,454th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,582nd in 2019) and the 41st most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 247 out of 844Before him are Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel, Wilbur Scoville, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von Crantz, Christen C. Raunkiær, Craig Venter, and Pierre Belon. After him are Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, Patrick Geddes, Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini, James Edward Smith, Karl Möbius, and Lorenz Oken.

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Among people born in 1903, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 109Before him are Victor Brauner, Steven Runciman, Prince Nicholas of Romania, Richard Thomalla, Flaminio Bertoni, and Jorge Eliécer Gaitán. After him are Gregor Piatigorsky, Nikolai Voznesensky, Rensis Likert, Vladimir Jankélévitch, Florence Owens Thompson, and Pedro Eugenio Aramburu. Among people deceased in 1967, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 85Before him are Jane Darwell, Alphonse Juin, Basil Rathbone, Carl Sandburg, Pierre Jeanneret, and Shukri al-Quwatli. After him are David Burliuk, João Guimarães Rosa, Zbigniew Cybulski, Léon M'ba, Martine Carol, and H. H. Kung.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 2,454 out of 15,968Before him are Barbara Hershey (1948), Elizabeth Warren (1949), Brent Spiner (1949), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Alex North (1910), and Kathy Reichs (1948). After him are Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Kurtwood Smith (1943), Ben Webster (1909), James Heckman (1944), Bill Viola (1951), and Nicholas Murray Butler (1862).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Gregory Goodwin Pincus ranks 41Before him are Leland H. Hartwell (1939), J. Michael Bishop (1936), Howard Martin Temin (1934), Jeffrey C. Hall (1945), Wilbur Scoville (1865), and Craig Venter (1946). After him are Wilder Penfield (1891), George Smith (1941), Michael W. Young (1949), Martha Chase (1927), Martin Chalfie (1947), and Michael Rosbash (1944).