Oswald Avery

1877 - 1955

Oswald Avery

Oswald Theodore Avery Jr. (October 21, 1877 – February 20, 1955) was a Canadian-American physician and medical researcher. The major part of his career was spent at the Rockefeller Hospital in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oswald Avery has received more than 322,271 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 133rd most popular physician.

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  • 32

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  • 6.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Oswald Avery ranks 132 out of 438Before him are Robin Warren, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, André Frédéric Cournand, Frederick Chapman Robbins, and Joseph Murray. After him are George Emil Palade, Francis Peyton Rous, Magnus Hirschfeld, Johann Joachim Becher, Peter Damian, and Baruch Samuel Blumberg.

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Among people born in 1877, Oswald Avery ranks 20Before him are Heinrich Otto Wieland, Said Nursî, Raoul Dufy, Kārlis Ulmanis, Kees van Dongen, and Frank Marshall. After him are Maurice Halbwachs, Alfred Cortot, André Maginot, Arthur Cecil Pigou, Karl Abraham, and Henry Norris Russell. Among people deceased in 1955, Oswald Avery ranks 25Before him are Calouste Gulbenkian, Carmen Miranda, James B. Sumner, Hermann Weyl, Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria, and Pak Hon-yong. After him are Vasily Blokhin, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, Mihály Károlyi, Leonid Govorov, Cordell Hull, and Alexandros Papagos.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Oswald Avery ranks 40 out of 840Before him are Pierre Trudeau (1919), Robert Mundell (1932), Pamela Anderson (1967), Bryan Adams (1959), Arthur B. McDonald (1943), and John Charles Fields (1863). After him are Mary Pickford (1892), Charles Taylor (1931), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Ralph M. Steinman (1943), Charles Brenton Huggins (1901), and Howard Shore (1946).

Among PHYSICIANS In Canada

Among physicians born in Canada, Oswald Avery ranks 2Before him are Frederick Banting (1891). After him are Charles Brenton Huggins (1901), David H. Hubel (1926), Norman Bethune (1890), William Osler (1849), and Frances Oldham Kelsey (1914).

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