BIOLOGIST

Hermann Joseph Muller

1890 - 1967

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Hermann Joseph Muller (December 21, 1890 – April 5, 1967) was an American geneticist, educator, and Nobel laureate best known for his work on the physiological and genetic effects of radiation (mutagenesis), as well as his outspoken political beliefs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Joseph Muller has received more than 220,229 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Hermann Joseph Muller is the 75th most popular biologist (up from 76th in 2019), the 903rd most popular biography from United States (down from 817th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 75 out of 844. Before him are Max Theiler, Alexander Oparin, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Martinus Beijerinck, Gabriele Falloppio, and Coenraad Jacob Temminck. After him are Lynn Margulis, Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Irwin Rose, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, and Daniel Bovet.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1890, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 34Before him are Victor Lustig, Bohuslav Martinů, Giorgio Morandi, Rachele Mussolini, Anthony Fokker, and Groucho Marx. After him are Hans-Valentin Hube, Eduard Dietl, Viktor Lutze, Ronald Fisher, Karl Harrer, and Nikolai Trubetzkoy. Among people deceased in 1967, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 27Before him are Casimir Funk, Rodion Malinovsky, Wolfgang Köhler, Richard Kuhn, Jayne Mansfield, and Brian Epstein. After him are Luigi Tenco, Robert van Gulik, Otis Redding, John Cockcroft, Violeta Parra, and Héctor Scarone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 903 out of 15,968. Before him are Willis Lamb (1913), Christopher Lambert (1957), James Hetfield (1963), Chick Corea (1941), Burt Young (1940), and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807). After him are Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), Solomon Northup (1808), Glenn T. Seaborg (1912), Tom Waits (1949), Colin Powell (1937), and Lynn Margulis (1938).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Hermann Joseph Muller ranks 6Before him are James Watson (1928), Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866), Rachel Carson (1907), Dian Fossey (1932), and Barbara McClintock (1902). After him are Lynn Margulis (1938), Irwin Rose (1926), Alfred Hershey (1908), George Beadle (1903), Gerald Edelman (1929), and John Franklin Enders (1897).