Oskar Minkowski

1858 - 1931

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Oskar Minkowski (; German: [mɪŋˈkɔfski] 13 January 1858 – 18 July 1931) was a German physician and physiologist who held a professorship at the University of Breslau and is most famous for his research on diabetes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oskar Minkowski has received more than 60,548 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Oskar Minkowski is the 280th most popular astronomer, the 91st most popular biography from Lithuania and the 2nd most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Oskar Minkowski ranks 280 out of 531Before him are Karl Christian Bruhns, Mashallah ibn Athari, Edwin Ernest Salpeter, Jérôme Eugène Coggia, Liisi Oterma, and Heikki A. Alikoski. After him are John Machin, Frank Watson Dyson, André-Louis Danjon, Benjamin Baillaud, Raymond Smith Dugan, and Henri-Alexandre Deslandres.

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Among people born in 1858, Oskar Minkowski ranks 85Before him are Infanta Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães, William Stanley Jr., Cipriano Castro, Georgi Todorov, Eduard von Toll, and Agnes Baden-Powell. After him are José Miguel Gómez, Heinrich Zille, George Albert Boulenger, Yukio Ozaki, Edmond Aman-Jean, and Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line. Among people deceased in 1931, Oskar Minkowski ranks 80Before him are Viktor Dyk, Louis Dollo, Bix Beiderbecke, Franz Schalk, Eugen Schmidt, and Jacques Herbrand. After him are Teresa Claramunt Creus, Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Lya De Putti, Dmitri Egorov, Wilson Bentley, and Alwin Berger.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Oskar Minkowski ranks 91 out of 287Before him are Ingrida Šimonytė (1974), Vydūnas (1868), Andrius Kubilius (1956), Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius (1871), Francišak Bahuševič (1840), and Raphael Kalinowski (1835). After him are Vlado Perlemuter (1904), Maironis (1862), Bernard Berenson (1865), Gediminas Kirkilas (1951), Phoebus Levene (1869), and Šarūnas Jasikevičius (1976).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Lithuania

Among astronomers born in Lithuania, Oskar Minkowski ranks 2Before him are Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander (1799). After him are Bohdan Paczyński (1940).