Hilary Koprowski

1916 - 2013

Hilary Koprowski

Hilary Koprowski (5 December 1916 – 11 April 2013) was a Polish virologist and immunologist active in the United States of America who demonstrated the world's first effective live polio vaccine. He authored or co-authored over 875 scientific papers and co-edited several scientific journals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hilary Koprowski has received more than 420,128 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 364th most popular physician.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among physicians, Hilary Koprowski ranks 363 out of 438Before him are Hulusi Behçet, Kazimierz Bein, Dorothea Erxleben, William Bayliss, James Paget, and Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra. After him are Vladimir Demikhov, Charles Best, Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard, Aëtius of Amida, Harry Seeley, and William Hunter.

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Among people born in 1916, Hilary Koprowski ranks 124Before him are Dom Mintoff, Robert H. Dicke, Jack Arnold, Rossano Brazzi, Movita Castaneda, and Penelope Fitzgerald. After him are Vladimir Demikhov, Mary Stewart, Sangoulé Lamizana, Tinus Osendarp, Lou Thesz, and Wan Li. Among people deceased in 2013, Hilary Koprowski ranks 198Before him are Anatoly Onoprienko, Walter De Maria, Józef Glemp, Cory Monteith, Emilio Pericoli, and Nadir Afonso. After him are Enzo Jannacci, János Starker, Robert N. Bellah, Torbjørn Falkanger, Mo-Do, and Roman Vlad.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Hilary Koprowski ranks 571 out of 930Before him are Remus von Woyrsch (1847), Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe (1859), Czesław Kiszczak (1925), Maria Dąbrowska (1889), Józef Glemp (1929), and Aleksander Wolszczan (1946). After him are Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński (1921), Holger Czukay (1938), Wincenty Witos (1874), Simonas Daukantas (1793), Jan Śniadecki (1756), and Abraham Robinson (1918).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Hilary Koprowski ranks 15Before him are Jan Jesenius (1566), Ludwig Guttmann (1899), Alexander Bogdanov (1873), Gavriil Ilizarov (1921), Karl Friedrich Burdach (1776), and Robert Remak (1815).

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