Hermann Joseph Muller

1890 - 1967

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Hermann Joseph Muller (December 21, 1890 – April 5, 1967) was an American geneticist who was awarded the 1946 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, "for the discovery that mutations can be induced by X-rays". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Joseph Muller has received more than 345,652 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Hermann Joseph Muller is the 93rd most popular biologist (down from 62nd in 2019), the 895th most popular biography from United States (down from 767th in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Biologist.

Hermann Joseph Muller was a Nobel Prize-winning American geneticist who is most famous for his discovery of the mutagenic effects of radiation.

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Over the past year Hermann Joseph Muller has had the most page views in the with 40,812 views, followed by Spanish (7,778), and Japanese (5,770). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swahili (78.24%), Sanskrit (63.36%), and Javanese (57.22%)


Among biologists, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 93 out of 1,097Before him are Ralph M. Steinman, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Erasmus Darwin, Aaron Ciechanover, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, and Philip Sclater. After him are John B. Calhoun, Gabriele Falloppio, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Günter Blobel, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Lynn Margulis.

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Among people born in 1890, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 31Before him are Kurt Student, Michael Collins, Bohuslav Martinů, Maria Goretti, Victor Lustig, and Giorgio Morandi. After him are Karl Harrer, Rachele Mussolini, Eduard Dietl, Hans-Valentin Hube, Jaroslav Heyrovský, and Elsa Schiaparelli. Among people deceased in 1967, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 30Before him are Richard Kuhn, Wolfgang Köhler, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Françoise Dorléac, Shigeru Yoshida, and Norman Angell. After him are Brian Epstein, Robert van Gulik, Héctor Scarone, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Ossip Zadkine, and Totò.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 895 out of 20,380Before him are Carole Lombard (1908), John Holmes (1944), Courteney Cox (1964), Leon Uris (1924), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), and William Hanna (1910). After him are Irving Fisher (1867), Magic Johnson (1959), Maya Angelou (1928), George A. Romero (1940), James Cromwell (1940), and Jimmy Connors (1952).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 11Before him are Dian Fossey (1932), Sylvia Earle (1935), George Beadle (1903), Irwin Rose (1926), Linda B. Buck (1947), and Stanley B. Prusiner (1942). After him are John B. Calhoun (1917), Lynn Margulis (1938), John Franklin Enders (1897), Nettie Stevens (1861), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), and Edward Tatum (1909).