John Vane

1927 - 2004

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Sir John Robert Vane (29 March 1927 – 19 November 2004) was a British pharmacologist who was instrumental in the understanding of how aspirin produces pain-relief and anti-inflammatory effects and his work led to new treatments for heart and blood vessel disease and introduction of ACE inhibitors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Vane has received more than 103,714 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. John Vane is the 215th most popular chemist (down from 199th in 2019), the 988th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 784th in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, John Vane ranks 215 out of 510Before him are Sidney Altman, Paul D. Boyer, Ei-ichi Negishi, Paul Flory, Hermann Kolbe, and Osamu Shimomura. After him are Carl Auer von Welsbach, Aziz Sancar, Charles J. Pedersen, Edmond H. Fischer, Robert Curl, and Sophia Brahe.

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Among people born in 1927, John Vane ranks 78Before him are Carlo Maria Martini, Abdul Halim of Kedah, Jupp Derwall, Kurt Masur, Bob Fosse, and Lee Konitz. After him are Hiroshi Yamauchi, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Robert Shaw, Megumu Tamura, Marvin Minsky, and Ram Narayan. Among people deceased in 2004, John Vane ranks 50Before him are John Pople, José López Portillo y Pacheco, Masanori Tokita, Otto Kumm, Matthäus Hetzenauer, and Raymond Goethals. After him are Russ Meyer, Julia Child, Theo van Gogh, Brian Clough, Herbert C. Brown, and Richard Avedon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Vane ranks 988 out of 6,924Before him are Alasdair MacIntyre (1929), Lee Child (1954), Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), William Huggins (1824), Ben Cross (1947), and Aphra Behn (1640). After him are John Tenniel (1820), Gilbert Ryle (1900), Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861), Woodes Rogers (1679), Alistair MacLean (1922), and Matthew Lewis (1775).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, John Vane ranks 26Before him are Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), John Pople (1925), William Henry Perkin (1838), Michael Smith (1932), and Derek Barton (1918). After him are James Dewar (1842), Alexander R. Todd (1907), Ida Noddack (1896), Thomas Graham (1805), John E. Walker (1941), and Rodney Robert Porter (1917).