Hugo Theorell

1903 - 1982

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Axel Hugo Theodor Theorell (6 July 1903 – 15 August 1982) was a Swedish scientist and Nobel Prize laureate in medicine.He was born in Linköping as the son of Thure Theorell and his wife Armida Bill. Theorell went to Secondary School at Katedralskolan in Linköping and passed his examination there on 23 May 1921. In September, he began to study medicine at the Karolinska Institute and in 1924 he graduated as a Bachelor of Medicine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Theorell has received more than 53,166 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia. Hugo Theorell is the 91st most popular biologist (down from 60th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 97th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Swedish Biologist.

Hugo Theorell was a Swedish physiologist who is most famous for his work in the field of respiratory physiology.

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Among biologists, Hugo Theorell ranks 91 out of 844Before him are Julius Richard Petri, Pierre André Latreille, Alfred Hershey, Werner Arber, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, and Tomas Lindahl. After him are Carl Linnaeus the Younger, John Gurdon, Bernard Katz, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, George Beadle, and Günter Blobel.

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Among people born in 1903, Hugo Theorell ranks 53Before him are John Vincent Atanasoff, Empress Kōjun, Andrei Grechko, Lars Onsager, Claudette Colbert, and Irving Stone. After him are George Beadle, John Eccles, Alonzo Church, Tamam Shud case, Raymond Radiguet, and Ernest Walton. Among people deceased in 1982, Hugo Theorell ranks 46Before him are William Giauque, Walter Hallstein, Anna German, Varlam Shalamov, Władysław Gomułka, and Thelonious Monk. After him are Gershom Scholem, Meša Selimović, Hermann Balck, Vladimir K. Zworykin, Takashi Shimura, and Colin Chapman.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Hugo Theorell ranks 134 out of 1,296Before him are Lasse Hallström (1946), Carin Göring (1888), Lars Levi Laestadius (1800), Hjalmar Branting (1860), Tomas Lindahl (1938), and Victor Sjöström (1879). After him are Johannes Rydberg (1854), Carl Linnaeus the Younger (1741), Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg (1584), Erland Josephson (1923), Magnus II of Sweden (1130), and Inge the Younger (1100).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Sweden

Among biologists born in Sweden, Hugo Theorell ranks 4Before him are Carl Linnaeus (1707), Carl Peter Thunberg (1743), and Tomas Lindahl (1938). After him are Carl Linnaeus the Younger (1741), Olaus Rudbeck (1630), Elias Magnus Fries (1794), Eva Ekeblad (1724), Adam Afzelius (1750), Anders Sparrman (1748), Erik Acharius (1757), and Carl Alexander Clerck (1710).