Joseph Bell

1837 - 1911

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Joseph Bell FRCSE (2 December 1837 – 4 October 1911) was a Scottish surgeon and lecturer at the medical school of the University of Edinburgh in the 19th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Bell has received more than 549,740 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Joseph Bell is the 5th most popular inspiration, the 1,493rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,356th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Inspiration.

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Among inspirations, Joseph Bell ranks 5 out of 6Before him are Vlad the Impaler, Eugène François Vidocq, Johann Georg Faust, and Alice Liddell. After him are Andrew Wakefield and George Floyd.

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Among people born in 1837, Joseph Bell ranks 40Before him are Vasily Radlov, Ion Creangă, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Tippu Tip, Henry Draper, and Théodore Dubois. After him are Georg Ebers, Moritz Kaposi, Prince Albert of Prussia, Carolus-Duran, Alexandre Guilmant, and Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau. Among people deceased in 1911, Joseph Bell ranks 28Before him are Jules Joseph Lefebvre, Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, Jack Daniel, Jules Brunet, George Johnstone Stoney, and Jozef Israëls. After him are Alexandre Guilmant, Christian Bohr, Édouard André, James Curtis Hepburn, Fritz von Uhde, and Joan Maragall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joseph Bell ranks 1,493 out of 6,924Before him are Peter Collins (1931), Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883), Brenda Blethyn (1946), Anthony Trollope (1815), Henry More (1614), and Oswald of Northumbria (604). After him are Arthur Rackham (1867), John Collier (1850), Stephen Harding (1059), Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), Herbert Kilpin (1870), and Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (1373).

Among INSPIRATIONS In United Kingdom

Among inspirations born in United Kingdom, Joseph Bell ranks 2Before him are Alice Liddell (1852). After him are Andrew Wakefield (1957).