Jean-Baptiste Denys

1643 - 1704

Jean-Baptiste Denys

Jean-Baptiste Denys (1643 – 3 October 1704) was a French physician notable for having performed the first fully documented human blood transfusion, a xenotransfusion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste Denys has received more than 69,399 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 330th most popular physician.

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Among physicians, Jean-Baptiste Denys ranks 329 out of 438Before him are Franciscus Donders, Louis de Jaucourt, James Braid, Filippo Pacini, Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel, and Herman Snellen. After him are Garcia de Orta, Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen, Bernard de Jussieu, Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat, Mehriban Aliyeva, and Justinus Kerner.

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Among people born in 1643, Jean-Baptiste Denys ranks 14Before him are Henri Jules, Prince of Condé, René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Fran Krsto Frankopan, Ilona Zrínyi, Johann Adam Reincken, and Bahadur Shah I.  Among people deceased in 1704, Jean-Baptiste Denys ranks 11Before him are Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Georg Muffat, Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark, Charles Plumier, and Menno van Coehoorn.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste Denys ranks 2,463 out of 4,109Before him are Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1752), Anémone (1950), Zacharie Astruc (1833), Marguerite Gérard (1761), Nadine Trintignant (1934), and Pierre Brasseur (1905). After him are Oscar Cullmann (1902), Guillaume Rondelet (1507), René-Louis Baire (1874), François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers (1753), Abraham Bosse (1604), and Diana Vreeland (null).

Among PHYSICIANS In France

Among physicians born in France, Jean-Baptiste Denys ranks 35Before him are Pierre Paul Émile Roux (1853), Edmond Locard (1877), Guillaume Dupuytren (1777), Antoine Louis (1723), Michel-Gabriel Paccard (1757), and Ernest Duchesne (1874). After him are Bernard de Jussieu (1699), Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat (1788), Charles Estienne (1504), Henri Dutrochet (1776), and Julieta Lanteri (1873).

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