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 65,859 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Haldan Keffer Hartline is the 179th most popular physician (down from 158th in 2019), the 1,491st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,190th in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 179 out of 509Before him are Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Leonid Rogozov, Soranus of Ephesus, E. Donnall Thomas, Asclepiades of Bithynia, and Bernard Kouchner. After him are Santorio Santorio, Li Shizhen, Franciscus Sylvius, Fritz Klein, Charles Brenton Huggins, and Sushruta.

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Among people born in 1903, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 70Before him are Fritz Bauer, Bob Hope, Werner Best, Yisrael Kristal, Abul A'la Maududi, and Werner Ostendorff. After him are George Davis Snell, Maria Reiche, Yevgeny Mravinsky, Evelyn Waugh, Vladimir Bartol, and Walker Evans. Among people deceased in 1983, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 40Before him are Maurice Ronet, Jack Dempsey, Prince Charles, Count of Flanders, Benigno Aquino Jr., Alberto Ginastera, and Dolores del Río. After him are Kurt Tank, Pridi Banomyong, Nicolaus von Below, Germaine Tailleferre, Victor Turner, and Horst Schumann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 1,491 out of 15,968Before him are Caroline Kennedy (1957), William Morris Davis (1850), Roger Corman (1926), Cus D'Amato (1908), Norman Borlaug (1914), and Jack Black (1969). After him are Oscar Robertson (1938), Stanley Kramer (1913), Meat Loaf (1947), Iris Apfel (1921), Steve Carell (1962), and Julius Erving (1950).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Haldan Keffer Hartline ranks 18Before him are Louis Ignarro (1941), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), George Minot (1885), Michael Stuart Brown (1941), and E. Donnall Thomas (1920). After him are Henry Heimlich (1920), Patch Adams (1945), Anthony Fauci (1940), Jack Kevorkian (1928), George Whipple (1878), and Dickinson W. Richards (1895).