Otto Heinrich Warburg

1883 - 1970

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Otto Heinrich Warburg (German pronunciation: [ˈɔto ˈvaːɐ̯bʊʁk] (listen), ; 8 October 1883 – 1 August 1970), son of physicist Emil Warburg, was a German physiologist, medical doctor, and Nobel laureate. He served as an officer in the elite Uhlan (cavalry regiment) during the First World War, and was awarded the Iron Cross (1st Class) for bravery. He was the sole recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1931. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Heinrich Warburg has received more than 896,151 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto Heinrich Warburg is the 39th most popular physician (up from 53rd in 2019), the 341st most popular biography from Germany (down from 6th in 2019) and the 8th most popular German Physician.

Otto Heinrich Warburg was a German physiologist and Nobel laureate. He is most famous for his discovery of the respiratory enzyme cytochrome c oxidase, which is the final enzyme in the electron transport chain.

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Among physicians, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 39 out of 509Before him are Willem Einthoven, Alexis Carrel, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Emil Kraepelin, Rita Levi-Montalcini, and Samuel Hahnemann. After him are Hua Tuo, Ambroise Paré, Philippe Pinel, Joseph Lister, Eugen Bleuler, and Marcello Malpighi.

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Among people born in 1883, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 20Before him are Morihei Ueshiba, José Ortega y Gasset, Victor Francis Hess, Grigory Zinoviev, Clement Attlee, and Pierre Laval. After him are Theo van Doesburg, Semyon Budyonny, Johannes Blaskowitz, Maurice Utrillo, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, and Andrey Vyshinsky. Among people deceased in 1970, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 23Before him are Napoleon Hill, Édouard Daladier, Paul Celan, C. V. Raman, Rudolf Carnap, and Semyon Timoshenko. After him are Peter II of Yugoslavia, Nelly Sachs, Bruce McLaren, Eric Berne, Vladimir Propp, and Jochen Rindt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 341 out of 5,289Before him are Friedrich Bessel (1784), Ferdinand Schörner (1892), Helmut Schmidt (1918), Constanze Mozart (1762), Moses Mendelssohn (1729), and Wilm Hosenfeld (1895). After him are Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (1808), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Nelly Sachs (1891), and Richard Dedekind (1831).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 8Before him are Robert Koch (1843), Alois Alzheimer (1864), Franz Mesmer (1734), Georgius Agricola (1494), Emil Kraepelin (1856), and Samuel Hahnemann (1755). After him are Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), Theodor Morell (1886), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Werner Forssmann (1904), and Johannes Peter Müller (1801).