Hilary Koprowski

1916 - 2013

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Hilary Koprowski (5 December 1916 – 11 April 2013) was a Polish virologist and immunologist active in the United States who demonstrated the world's first effective live polio vaccine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hilary Koprowski has received more than 490,273 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Hilary Koprowski is the 282nd most popular physician (up from 362nd in 2019), the 441st most popular biography from Poland (up from 572nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Polish Physician.

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Among physicians, Hilary Koprowski ranks 282 out of 509Before him are August Oetker, Andrew Taylor Still, Richard Axel, Filippo Pacini, Michael DeBakey, and Harvey Cushing. After him are Michel-Gabriel Paccard, Moritz Kaposi, Realdo Colombo, Leonid Kulik, William Osler, and Thomas Szasz.

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Among people born in 1916, Hilary Koprowski ranks 86Before him are Yekaterina Budanova, Luigi Comencini, Julio César Turbay Ayala, José Manuel Moreno, Pierre Messmer, and Hamani Diori. After him are Ruth Handler, Alexey Maresyev, Morris West, Betty Grable, Mercedes McCambridge, and Hubert Maga. Among people deceased in 2013, Hilary Koprowski ranks 119Before him are Wolfgang Sawallisch, Tony Sheridan, Tom Sharpe, Marta Eggerth, Luis Cubilla, and Esther Williams. After him are Alvin Lee, Mitja Ribičič, Colin Davis, Bernadette Lafont, Ronnie Biggs, and Marie-Claire Alain.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Hilary Koprowski ranks 441 out of 1,231Before him are Krystian Zimerman (1956), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Julian Tuwim (1894), Barbara Brylska (1941), Wolfgang Schmieder (1901), and Anna Catherine Constance Vasa (1619). After him are Jerzy Stuhr (1947), Heinz Kessler (1920), Józef Cyrankiewicz (1911), Richard Pipes (1923), Uri Orlev (1931), and Christoph Eschenbach (1940).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Hilary Koprowski ranks 14Before him are Magnus Hirschfeld (1868), Alexander Bogdanov (1873), Ludwig Guttmann (1899), Gavriil Ilizarov (1921), Jan Jesenius (1566), and Leon Pinsker (1821). After him are Wilhelm Fliess (1858), Bronisława Dłuska (1865), Robert Remak (1815), and Kazimierz Bein (1872).