Otto Fritz Meyerhof

1884 - 1951

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Otto Fritz Meyerhof (German pronunciation: [ˈɔto ˈmaɪ̯ɐˌhoːf] (listen); April 12, 1884 – October 6, 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 90,348 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Otto Fritz Meyerhof is the 72nd most popular physician (up from 74th in 2019), the 549th most popular biography from Germany (down from 468th in 2019) and the 9th 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 72 out of 509Before him are Hilary of Poitiers, Róbert Bárány, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Cyril of Jerusalem, Frederick Banting, and Albert Szent-Györgyi. After him are Aribert Heim, Hans Selye, Herophilos, Selman Waksman, Jean Nicot, and Cornelius Jansen.

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Among people born in 1884, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 24Before him are Hermann Rorschach, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Theodor Svedberg, Lion Feuchtwanger, Casimir Funk, and Edward Sapir. After him are Friedrich Bergius, Rudolf Bultmann, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Emil Jannings, Vincent Auriol, and Max Beckmann. Among people deceased in 1951, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 11Before him are Ferdinand Porsche, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Abdullah I of Jordan, Arnold Sommerfeld, and René Guénon. After him are Hermann Broch, Maxim Litvinov, Otto Ohlendorf, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, Amélie of Orléans, and August Horch.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 549 out of 5,289Before him are Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Karl-Otto Koch (1897), Theodor Schwann (1810), Wilhelm Mohnke (1911), Heinrich Brüning (1885), and Werner Mölders (1913). After him are Norbert of Xanten (1080), Pope Damasus II (1000), Otto Günsche (1917), Dietrich Eckart (1868), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), and Hans-Joachim Marseille (1919).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Otto Fritz Meyerhof ranks 9Before him are Alois Alzheimer (1864), Franz Mesmer (1734), Georgius Agricola (1494), Emil Kraepelin (1856), Samuel Hahnemann (1755), and Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883). After him are Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), Theodor Morell (1886), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Werner Forssmann (1904), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), and Otto Loewi (1873).