Otto Fritz Meyerhof

1884 - 1951

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Otto Fritz Meyerhof (German pronunciation: [ˈɔto ˈmaɪ̯ɐˌhoːf] ; 12 April 1884 – 6 October 1951) was a German physician and biochemist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Fritz Meyerhof has received more than 118,501 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Otto Fritz Meyerhof is the 49th most popular physician (up from 68th in 2019), the 407th most popular biography from Germany (up from 502nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular German Physician.

Otto Fritz Meyerhof was a German physiologist who is most famous for his research on the role of mitochondria in cellular respiration.

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Among physicians, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 49 out of 726Before him are Ambroise Paré, Hua Tuo, Samuel Hahnemann, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Christiaan Eijkman, and Hilary of Poitiers. After him are Franz Mesmer, Eugen Bleuler, Herbert Spencer Gasser, Robert Bellarmine, René Laennec, and Djer.

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Among people born in 1884, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 21Before him are Peter Debye, Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Friedrich Bergius, Gaston Bachelard, Hermann Rorschach, and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. After him are Yevgeny Zamyatin, Theodor Svedberg, Auguste Piccard, Vincent Auriol, Walther von Reichenau, and Lion Feuchtwanger. Among people deceased in 1951, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 11Before him are Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Arnold Schoenberg, Abdullah I of Jordan, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, René Guénon, and Arnold Sommerfeld. After him are Hermann Broch, August Horch, Otto Ohlendorf, Alfred Hugenberg, Maxim Litvinov, and Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 407 out of 7,253Before him are Julius von Mayer (1814), Hans Luther (1879), Otto Diels (1876), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), and Maria Alexandrovna (1824). After him are Carl von Ossietzky (1889), Paul Hausser (1880), Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), Karl Drais (1785), Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), and Louise Mountbatten (1889).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 8Before him are Josef Mengele (1911), Alois Alzheimer (1864), Georgius Agricola (1494), Emil Kraepelin (1856), Samuel Hahnemann (1755), and Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883). After him are Gerhard Domagk (1895), Otto Loewi (1873), Theodor Morell (1886), Werner Forssmann (1904), Ryke Geerd Hamer (1935), and Franz Joseph Gall (1758).