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 515,677 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Hilary Koprowski is the 279th most popular physician (up from 282nd in 2019), the 444th most popular biography from Poland (down from 441st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Physician.

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Among physicians, Hilary Koprowski ranks 279 out of 502Before him are Antonio Maria Valsalva, Friedrich Hoffmann, Eduard Wirths, Kálmán Kalocsay, David Julius, and Gavriil Ilizarov. After him are Franciscus Donders, Rembert Dodoens, Claus Schilling, Vincenz Priessnitz, William Osler, and Jean-Baptiste Denys.

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Among people born in 1916, Hilary Koprowski ranks 91Before him are Yekaterina Budanova, Shirley Jackson, Hubert Maga, José Manuel Moreno, Mika Špiljak, and Julio César Turbay Ayala. After him are James Herriot, Alexey Maresyev, Chiang Fang-liang, Chiang Wei-kuo, Betty Grable, and Amha Selassie. Among people deceased in 2013, Hilary Koprowski ranks 117Before him are Rossana Podestà, Eleanor Parker, Masao Uchino, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Sergei Belov, and Bruno Metsu. After him are Rosalía Mera, Dokka Umarov, Dennis Farina, Nguyễn Khánh, Mariangela Melato, and Aslan Usoyan.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Hilary Koprowski ranks 444 out of 1,454Before him are Julian Tuwim (1894), Gavriil Ilizarov (1921), Fritz von Below (1853), Izabela Czartoryska (1746), Stanisław Poniatowski (1676), and Beata Tyszkiewicz (1938). After him are Erich Abraham (1895), Stanisław Wojciechowski (1869), Władysław III Spindleshanks (1165), Ernst Kantorowicz (1895), Helmut Lent (1918), and Jerzy Stuhr (1947).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Hilary Koprowski ranks 12Before him are Carl Wernicke (1848), Magnus Hirschfeld (1868), Alexander Bogdanov (1873), Jan Jesenius (1566), Bronisława Dłuska (1865), and Gavriil Ilizarov (1921). After him are Leon Pinsker (1821), Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (1855), Robert Remak (1815), Wilhelm Fliess (1858), Zofia Zamenhof (1889), and Kazimierz Bein (1872).