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Joseph Meister

1876 - 1940

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Joseph Meister (21 February 1876 – 24 June 1940) was the first person to be inoculated against rabies by Louis Pasteur, and the first person to be successfully treated for the infection. In 1885, nine-year-old Meister was badly bitten by a rabid dog. After consulting with Alfred Vulpian and Jacques-Joseph Grancher and obtaining their assistance, Louis Pasteur agreed to inoculate the boy with spinal tissue from rabid rabbits, which he had successfully used to prevent rabies in dogs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Meister has received more than 104,819 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Meister is the 52nd most popular celebrity, the 1,937th most popular biography from France and the 5th most popular French Celebrity.

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  • 15

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Among CELEBRITIES

Among celebrities, Joseph Meister ranks 52 out of 184Before him are Edie Sedgwick, Roy Sullivan, Lizzie Borden, Eduard Roschmann, Keke Geladze, and Christine Keeler. After him are Daisy and Violet Hilton, María Capovilla, Paris Hilton, Betsy Ross, Henrietta Lacks, and Kourtney Kardashian.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1876, Joseph Meister ranks 63Before him are Hideyo Noguchi, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Tomáš Baťa, and Tatyana Afanasyeva. After him are Paul Masson, Thomas Hicks, Nicola Romeo, Ettore Bastico, Viktor Kaplan, and André Tardieu. Among people deceased in 1940, Joseph Meister ranks 50Before him are Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, Édouard Claparède, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, Fusajiro Yamauchi, Édouard Branly, and Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval. After him are Anton Korošec, Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev, Willi Münzenberg, Paul Nizan, Nedo Nadi, and Alfred Loisy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Meister ranks 1,937 out of 5,234Before him are Augustin Thierry (1795), John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683), Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale (1822), Urbain Grandier (1590), Henri Labrouste (1801), and Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1771). After him are Henri Estienne (1528), Louise Henriette de Bourbon (1726), Benjamin Péret (1899), Jean-Pierre Rampal (1922), Florent Schmitt (1870), and Hugh Magnus (1007).

Among CELEBRITIES In France

Among celebrities born in France, Joseph Meister ranks 5Before him are Jeanne Calment (1875), Philippe Petit (1949), Marie Duplessis (1824), and Jean-Marie Loret (1918). After him are Denise Perrier (1935), Sébastien Foucan (1974), Iris Mittenaere (1993), and Alexandra Rosenfeld (1986).