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James Lind

1716 - 1794

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James Lind (4 October 1716 – 13 July 1794) was a Scottish doctor. He was a pioneer of naval hygiene in the Royal Navy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Lind has received more than 362,659 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). James Lind is the 225th most popular physician (down from 193rd in 2019), the 1,170th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,060th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Physician.

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Among physicians, James Lind ranks 225 out of 502Before him are Soranus of Ephesus, Leander of Seville, Hasdai ibn Shaprut, Henry Heimlich, Zhang Zhongjing, and Dickinson W. Richards. After him are Edward Bach, Thomas Hodgkin, Carl Værnet, Mehriban Aliyeva, Jack Kevorkian, and Hans Berger.

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Among people born in 1716, James Lind ranks 4Before him are Charles III of Spain, Étienne Maurice Falconet, and Yosa Buson. After him are Louise Diane d'Orléans, Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia, Joseph-Marie Vien, Thomas Gray, Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, Antonio de Ulloa, Pehr Kalm, and Yuan Mei. Among people deceased in 1794, James Lind ranks 26Before him are Georg Forster, Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Jacques Roux, Rudolf Erich Raspe, Sheikh Mansur, and Jean-Baptiste Carrier. After him are Henri de la Rochejaquelein, Gottfried August Bürger, Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Caspar Friedrich Wolff, and Paisius Velichkovsky.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Lind ranks 1,170 out of 7,765Before him are Emily Davison (1872), Sophie, Countess of Wessex (1965), Roddy McDowall (1928), Eddie the Eagle (1963), Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195), and Bob Paisley (1919). After him are Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (1375), Frank Lloyd (1886), Alice Keppel (1868), Stephen Fry (1957), Robert Recorde (1512), and James Mirrlees (1936).

Among PHYSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among physicians born in United Kingdom, James Lind ranks 17Before him are Mungo Park (1771), John Langdon Down (1828), Alan Hodgkin (1914), Thomas Willis (1621), Hans Sloane (1660), and James Black (1924). After him are Edward Bach (1886), Thomas Hodgkin (1798), Thomas Addison (1793), Robert Darwin (1766), Thomas Sydenham (1624), and Lorna Wing (1928).