Julius Wagner-Jauregg

1857 - 1940

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Julius Wagner-Jauregg (7 March 1857 – 27 September 1940) was an Austrian physician, who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1927, and is the first psychiatrist to have done so. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Wagner-Jauregg has received more than 220,632 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Julius Wagner-Jauregg is the 86th most popular physician (up from 89th in 2019), the 148th most popular biography from Austria (up from 168th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Physician.

In 1927, Wagner-Jauregg won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work in treating syphilis. He found that injecting the patient with malaria parasites could kill the syphilis bacteria, and this was a major breakthrough in the treatment of syphilis.

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Among physicians, Julius Wagner-Jauregg ranks 86 out of 502Before him are Louis Auguste Blanqui, William T. G. Morton, August Krogh, François Duvalier, Johannes Fibiger, and Jonas Salk. After him are Werner Forssmann, Cornelius Jansen, Friedrich Miescher, Róbert Bárány, Walter Rudolf Hess, and Jang-geum.

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Among people born in 1857, Julius Wagner-Jauregg ranks 21Before him are Ruggero Leoncavallo, Eugen Bleuler, Alexander of Battenberg, Theo van Gogh, Thorstein Veblen, and Ronald Ross. After him are Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Axel Munthe, Andrija Mohorovičić, Paul Doumer, Antoni Grabowski, and Lucien Lévy-Bruhl. Among people deceased in 1940, Julius Wagner-Jauregg ranks 18Before him are Carl Bosch, Peter Behrens, Manuel Azaña, Gerda Wegener, Wladimir Köppen, and Isaac Babel. After him are Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, Spyridon Louis, Italo Balbo, Verner von Heidenstam, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, and John Buchan.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Julius Wagner-Jauregg ranks 148 out of 1,237Before him are Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (1559), Mariana of Austria (1634), Frederick the Fair (1289), Otto Weininger (1880), Gustav Meyrink (1868), and Milutin Milanković (1879). After him are Heinz Fischer (1938), Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), Richard Kuhn (1900), Nikola IV Zrinski (1508), and Hermann Broch (1886).

Among PHYSICIANS In Austria

Among physicians born in Austria, Julius Wagner-Jauregg ranks 4Before him are Aribert Heim (1914), Hans Asperger (1906), and Hans Selye (1907). After him are Róbert Bárány (1876), Eric Kandel (1929), Leopold Auenbrugger (1722), Irmfried Eberl (1910), Victor Babeș (1854), and Paul Neumann (1875).