PHYSICIAN

Kiyoshi Shiga

1871 - 1957

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Kiyoshi Shiga (志賀 潔, Shiga Kiyoshi, February 7, 1871 – January 25, 1957) was a Japanese physician and bacteriologist. He had a well-rounded education and career that lead to many scientific discoveries. In 1897, Shiga was credited with the discovery and identification of the Shigella dysenteriae microorganism which causes dysentery, and the Shiga toxin which is produced by the bacteria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kiyoshi Shiga has received more than 54,454 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Kiyoshi Shiga is the 393rd most popular physician (down from 374th in 2019), the 880th most popular biography from Japan (down from 791st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Japanese Physician.

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Among PHYSICIANS

Among physicians, Kiyoshi Shiga ranks 393 out of 509Before him are Scribonius Largus, Bernard de Jussieu, Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen, Shinya Yamanaka, Jim Yong Kim, and Hiraga Gennai. After him are Kusumoto Ine, Paul Gorguloff, Harry Seeley, Ruth Pfau, William Hunter, and Vivien Thomas.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1871, Kiyoshi Shiga ranks 85Before him are Kōtoku Shūsui, Benjamin I of Constantinople, Luigi Sturzo, Zacharia Paliashvili, Alwin Berger, and José Enrique Rodó. After him are Friedrich Akel, Fyodor Dan, Abanindranath Tagore, Arthur Wynne, Robert Hugh Benson, and Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius. Among people deceased in 1957, Kiyoshi Shiga ranks 119Before him are Claude Farrère, Elizabeth Hesselblad, Joseph Canteloube, Wilhelm Nusselt, Ralph Benatzky, and Bugs Moran. After him are Augusto Genina, Bertha Krupp, Paja Jovanović, Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, Alexander Goedicke, and Ferenc Hirzer.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kiyoshi Shiga ranks 880 out of 5,560Before him are Kazuo Koike (1936), Mayumi Tanaka (1955), Sekiji Sasano (1915), Teruo Nimura (1943), Hiraga Gennai (1728), and Mitsuteru Yokoyama (1934). After him are Tadashi Yanai (1949), Ryozo Suzuki (1939), Tsutomu Sonobe (1958), Kusumoto Ine (1827), Yoshiaki Kawajiri (1950), and Futabatei Shimei (1864).

Among PHYSICIANS In Japan

Among physicians born in Japan, Kiyoshi Shiga ranks 7Before him are Shirō Ishii (1892), Kitasato Shibasaburō (1853), Hakaru Hashimoto (1881), Tasuku Honjo (1942), Shinya Yamanaka (1962), and Hiraga Gennai (1728). After him are Kusumoto Ine (1827), Shinobu Ishihara (1879), and Akira Endo (1933).