James Harrison

1936 - Today

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James Christopher Harrison (born 27 December 1936), OAM, also known as the Man with the Golden Arm, is a blood plasma donor from Australia whose unusual plasma composition has been used to make a treatment for Rhesus disease. He has made over 1,000 donations throughout his lifetime, and these donations are estimated to have saved over 2.5 million babies from the condition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Harrison has received more than 70,440 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). James Harrison is the 1,742nd most popular religious figure (down from 1,645th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Australia and the 4th most popular Australian Religious Figure.

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  • 70k

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  • 61.48

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, James Harrison ranks 1,742 out of 2,272Before him are Konrad von Preysing, Frances Xavier Cabrini, Hugh of Champagne, Blind man of Bethsaida, Ratramnus, and Theodorus Lector. After him are Richard Hooker, Gedaliah, Aidan of Lindisfarne, John X of Constantinople, William Wakefield Baum, and Thomas S. Monson.

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Among people born in 1936, James Harrison ranks 250Before him are Jozef Vengloš, José Policarpo, Ivo Brešan, Richard Wilson, Frank Serpico, and Albert Ayler. After him are Feliciano Rivilla, Jan Němec, Elisabeth Kopp, Abbie Hoffman, Agnieszka Osiecka, and Edward Feigenbaum.

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Among people born in Australia, James Harrison ranks 108 out of 790Before him are Daevid Allen (1938), Roger Donaldson (1945), Natalie Imbruglia (1975), Baz Luhrmann (1962), Mark Evans (1956), and David Hurley (1953). After him are Ron Mueck (1958), Christopher Doyle (1952), Terence Tao (1975), Gregory David Roberts (1952), Percy Grainger (1882), and Miranda Kerr (1983).


Among religious figures born in Australia, James Harrison ranks 4Before him are Truganini (1812), George Pell (1941), and Edward Cassidy (1924). After him are Mary MacKillop (1842), Edward Clancy (1923), Norman Thomas Gilroy (1896), and Mitchell Johnson (1981).