Konrad Emil Bloch

1912 - 2000

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Konrad Emil Bloch (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈblɔx] ; 21 January 1912 – 15 October 2000) was a German-American biochemist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konrad Emil Bloch has received more than 98,997 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Konrad Emil Bloch is the 106th most popular chemist (down from 84th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Poland (down from 112th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Polish Chemist.

Konrad Emil Bloch was a German-American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1964 for his discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.

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Among chemists, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 106 out of 602Before him are Felix Hoffmann, William Giauque, Stanford Moore, Paul Berg, Ernest Solvay, and Robert Robinson. After him are Richard R. Ernst, Fritz Strassmann, Per Teodor Cleve, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Akira Suzuki, and Fritz Albert Lipmann.

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Among people born in 1912, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 28Before him are Hanna Reitsch, Gene Kelly, Adolf Galland, Sergiu Celibidache, Robert Doisneau, and James Callaghan. After him are Lawrence Durrell, Karl Malden, Edward Mills Purcell, Juan Pujol García, Leonid Kantorovich, and Maria Mandl. Among people deceased in 2000, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 18Before him are Vittorio Gassman, Abulfaz Elchibey, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Louis Néel, Lída Baarová, and Gherman Titov. After him are Giovanna of Italy, Erich Mielke, Walter Matthau, Pierre Trudeau, Tommaso Buscetta, and Carl Barks.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 137 out of 1,694Before him are Hanna Schygulla (1943), Angelus Silesius (1624), Władysław I the Elbow-high (1260), Adolf Anderssen (1818), Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), and Géza I of Hungary (1040). After him are Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Władysław Gomułka (1905), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Anna Anderson (1896), Zvi Zamir (1925), and Johann Gustav Droysen (1808).

Among CHEMISTS In Poland

Among chemists born in Poland, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 7Before him are Fritz Haber (1868), Casimir Funk (1884), Walther Nernst (1864), Kurt Alder (1902), Friedrich Bergius (1884), and Tadeusz Reichstein (1897). After him are Clara Immerwahr (1870), Ignacy Mościcki (1867), Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776), Ignacy Łukasiewicz (1822), Antoni Grabowski (1857), and Richard Abegg (1869).