John Franklin Enders

1897 - 1985

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John Franklin Enders (February 10, 1897 – September 8, 1985) was an American biomedical scientist and Nobel Laureate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Franklin Enders has received more than 142,872 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). John Franklin Enders is the 105th most popular biologist (up from 107th in 2019), the 1,121st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,069th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Biologist.

John Franklin Enders was an American medical researcher who was the first to grow the polio virus in human tissue culture. He was also the co-discoverer of the polio vaccine.

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Among biologists, John Franklin Enders ranks 105 out of 844Before him are Jan Swammerdam, Gerald Edelman, Ulisse Aldrovandi, Nikolay Pirogov, John Ray, and Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber. After him are Walther Flemming, Ralph M. Steinman, Carl Woese, Charles Bonnet, Archibald Hill, and William Bateson.

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Among people born in 1897, John Franklin Enders ranks 43Before him are Vasily Sokolovsky, Gershom Scholem, Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, John Cockcroft, Vlado Chernozemski, and Herbert Gille. After him are Joseph Berchtold, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Patrick Blackett, and Georg Wittig. Among people deceased in 1985, John Franklin Enders ranks 25Before him are Jean Dubuffet, Anne Baxter, Margaret Mahler, Emil Gilels, Robert Graves, and George Pólya. After him are Ferhat Abbas, Elsa Morante, James Hadley Chase, Kyu Sakamoto, Donald O. Hebb, and Méret Oppenheim.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Franklin Enders ranks 1,121 out of 15,968Before him are William Gibson (1948), Jennifer Connelly (1970), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), George Takei (1937), Patrick McGoohan (1928), and Mark Wahlberg (1971). After him are Chevy Chase (1943), Edna Purviance (1895), George Carlin (1937), Tori Amos (1963), Laurence Fishburne (1961), and Stanley Miller (1930).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, John Franklin Enders ranks 12Before him are Hermann Joseph Muller (1890), Lynn Margulis (1938), Irwin Rose (1926), Alfred Hershey (1908), George Beadle (1903), and Gerald Edelman (1929). After him are Carl Woese (1928), E. O. Wilson (1929), Edward Tatum (1909), Linda B. Buck (1947), Robert Whittaker (1920), and Stephen Jay Gould (1941).