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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 969,095 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Otto Heinrich Warburg is the 43rd most popular physician (down from 39th in 2019), the 329th most popular biography from Germany (up from 341st in 2019) and the 7th 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 43 out of 502Before him are Frederick Banting, Aribert Heim, Ambroise Paré, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Marcello Malpighi, and Emil Kraepelin. After him are Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Franz Mesmer, Allvar Gullstrand, Christiaan Barnard, Francesco Redi, and Karl Brandt.

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Among people born in 1883, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 18Before him are Lev Kamenev, José Ortega y Gasset, Clement Attlee, Grigory Zinoviev, Napoleon Hill, and Morihei Ueshiba. After him are Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Semyon Budyonny, Theo van Doesburg, Pierre Laval, and Maurice Utrillo. Among people deceased in 1970, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 22Before him are Peter II of Yugoslavia, Mark Rothko, Paul Celan, François Mauriac, Semyon Timoshenko, and Napoleon Hill. After him are Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Rudolf Carnap, C. V. Raman, Jochen Rindt, Eric Berne, and Vladimir Propp.

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Among people born in Germany, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 329 out of 6,142Before him are Baldur von Schirach (1907), Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779), Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), August von Mackensen (1849), August Ferdinand Möbius (1790), and Emil Kraepelin (1856). After him are James Franck (1882), Karl Haushofer (1869), Valdemar I of Denmark (1131), Otto Frank (1889), Thomas à Kempis (1380), and Heinrich Schütz (1585).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Otto Heinrich Warburg ranks 7Before him are Robert Koch (1843), Josef Mengele (1911), Alois Alzheimer (1864), Georgius Agricola (1494), Samuel Hahnemann (1755), and Emil Kraepelin (1856). After him are Franz Mesmer (1734), Gerhard Domagk (1895), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), Theodor Morell (1886), Werner Forssmann (1904), and Otto Loewi (1873).