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Konrad Emil Bloch

1912 - 2000

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Konrad Emil Bloch (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈblɔx] (listen); 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 84,101 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Konrad Emil Bloch is the 84th most popular chemist (up from 110th in 2019), the 112th most popular biography from Poland (up from 152nd in 2019) and the 6th 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 84 out of 509Before him are Joseph Proust, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Hermann Staudinger, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Karl Ziegler, and Johann Rudolf Glauber. After him are Odd Hassel, Richard Kuhn, Fritz Albert Lipmann, Felix Hoffmann, Ernest Solvay, and Clara Immerwahr.

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Among people born in 1912, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 27Before him are Adolf Galland, Millvina Dean, Hanna Reitsch, Gene Kelly, Kim Philby, and James Callaghan. After him are Robert Doisneau, Maria Mandl, Alois Brunner, Pierre Boulle, Sergiu Celibidache, and Edward Mills Purcell. Among people deceased in 2000, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 15Before him are Roger Vadim, Stanley Matthews, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Lída Baarová, Vittorio Gassman, and Walter Matthau. After him are Abulfaz Elchibey, Carl Barks, Gherman Titov, Giovanna of Italy, Pierre Trudeau, and Erich Mielke.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 112 out of 1,454Before him are Alfred Döblin (1878), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Fred Zinnemann (1907), Zdzisław Beksiński (1929), Saint Casimir (1458), and Henryk Wieniawski (1835). After him are Angelus Silesius (1624), Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Paul Gottlieb Nipkow (1860), Edward Sapir (1884), Jan Matejko (1838), and Mieszko I of Poland (940).

Among CHEMISTS In Poland

Among chemists born in Poland, Konrad Emil Bloch ranks 6Before him are Fritz Haber (1868), Walther Nernst (1864), Kurt Alder (1902), Friedrich Bergius (1884), and Tadeusz Reichstein (1897). After him are Clara Immerwahr (1870), Antoni Grabowski (1857), Casimir Funk (1884), Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776), Ignacy Mościcki (1867), and Ignacy Łukasiewicz (1822).