Haldan Keffer Hartline

1903 - 1983

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Haldan Keffer Hartline (December 22, 1903 – March 17, 1983) was an American physiologist who was a co-recipient (with George Wald and Ragnar Granit) of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in analyzing the neurophysiological mechanisms of vision. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haldan Keffer Hartline has received more than 85,844 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Haldan Keffer Hartline is the 98th most popular physician (up from 138th in 2019), the 715th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,107th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 98 out of 726Before him are Jang-geum, Joseph Lister, Hans Selye, Jean Nicot, Aribert Heim, and Alexandre Yersin. After him are Róbert Bárány, André Frédéric Cournand, Ctesias, Werner Forssmann, William T. G. Morton, and Julius Wagner-Jauregg.

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Among people born in 1903, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 37Before him are Raymond Queneau, George Beadle, John Dillinger, Irène Némirovsky, Tunku Abdul Rahman, and Matthias Sindelar. After him are Bruno Bettelheim, Julius Fučík, Lars Onsager, Georg Elser, Alec Douglas-Home, and Empress Kōjun. Among people deceased in 1983, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 19Before him are Arthur Koestler, Albert Claude, Nikolai Podgorny, Raymond Aron, David Niven, and George Cukor. After him are Buckminster Fuller, Gerhard Barkhorn, Alfred Tarski, Gloria Swanson, Ulf von Euler, and Aleksandar Ranković.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 715 out of 20,380Before him are Lee Marvin (1924), Kenny Rogers (1938), John Deere (1804), Benjamin Thompson (1753), Jared Diamond (1937), and Robert H. Goddard (1882). After him are Montgomery Clift (1920), Edwin Booth (1833), Robert Nozick (1938), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), Warren Beatty (1937), and Karl Malden (1912).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 7Before him are Virginia Apgar (1909), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), William P. Murphy (1892), Ferid Murad (1936), Stanley Cohen (1922), and George Minot (1885). After him are William T. G. Morton (1819), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Jonas Salk (1914), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), and Joseph Erlanger (1874).