James Parkinson

1755 - 1824

James Parkinson

James Parkinson FGS (11 April 1755 – 21 December 1824) was an English surgeon, apothecary, geologist, palaeontologist and political activist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Parkinson has received more than 186,929 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 53rd most popular physician.

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  • 32

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  • 11.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, James Parkinson ranks 52 out of 438Before him are Al-Zahrawi, António Egas Moniz, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Emil Kraepelin, Marcello Malpighi, and Philippe Pinel. After him are Otto Heinrich Warburg, Allvar Gullstrand, Gerhard Domagk, Eugen Bleuler, Karl Brandt, and René Favaloro.

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Among people born in 1755, James Parkinson ranks 5Before him are Marie Antoinette, Louis XVIII of France, Samuel Hahnemann, and Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. After him are Axel von Fersen the Younger, Paul Barras, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, and François Joseph Lefebvre. Among people deceased in 1824, James Parkinson ranks 5Before him are Lord Byron, Louis XVIII of France, Théodore Géricault, and Eugène de Beauharnais. After him are Anne Catherine Emmerich, Agustín de Iturbide, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia, Rama II of Siam, Giovanni Battista Viotti, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Parkinson ranks 315 out of 5,347Before him are David Lloyd George (1863), John Ruskin (1819), Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751), Mary Read (1695), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), and Margaret Tudor (1489). After him are Saint Boniface (680), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Bonnie Tyler (1951), John Wesley (1703), Richard Branson (1950), and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843).

Among PHYSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among physicians born in United Kingdom, James Parkinson ranks 3Before him are Edward Jenner (1749) and William Harvey (1578). After him are Robert Edwards (1925), Joseph Lister (1827), John Langdon Down (1828), Edgar Adrian (1889), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), Alan Hodgkin (1914), Hans Sloane (1660), Elizabeth Blackwell (1821), and John Snow (1813).