J. Michael Bishop

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John Michael Bishop (born February 22, 1936) is an American immunologist and microbiologist who shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Harold E. Varmus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. Michael Bishop has received more than 160,471 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). J. Michael Bishop is the 143rd most popular biologist (up from 155th in 2019), the 1,286th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,508th in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Biologist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 160k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of J. Michael Bishops by language

Over the past year J. Michael Bishop has had the most page views in the with 14,560 views, followed by Chinese (4,793), and Russian (2,217). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (96.84%), Latin (82.80%), and Basque (56.17%)


Among biologists, J. Michael Bishop ranks 143 out of 1,097Before him are Tomas Lindahl, John Ray, Carl Peter Thunberg, Hamilton O. Smith, Mario Capecchi, and William Carey. After him are William Bateson, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jan Svatopluk Presl, Walther Flemming, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, and Coenraad Jacob Temminck.

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Among people born in 1936, J. Michael Bishop ranks 61Before him are Denny Hulme, Boniface Alexandre, Bekim Fehmiu, Dražan Jerković, Valerie Solanas, and Carla Bley. After him are Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, Kris Kristofferson, Alan J. Heeger, François Pinault, and Gianni Vattimo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, J. Michael Bishop ranks 1,286 out of 20,380Before him are Robin Cook (1940), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), John Dickinson (1732), Ivan Sutherland (1938), Timothy Leary (1920), and Susan Hayward (1917). After him are Cordell Hull (1871), Michael Connelly (1956), Joe Mantegna (1947), Gillian Anderson (1968), John Saxon (1935), and Henry Hathaway (1898).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, J. Michael Bishop ranks 24Before him are Alfred Hershey (1908), Carl Woese (1928), Edward B. Lewis (1918), E. O. Wilson (1929), Gerald Edelman (1929), and Hamilton O. Smith (1931). After him are George Davis Snell (1903), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), Norman Borlaug (1914), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Robert Whittaker (1920), and Paul Greengard (1925).