Regnier de Graaf

1641 - 1673

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Regnier de Graaf (English spelling), original Dutch spelling Reinier de Graaf, or Latinized Reijnerus de Graeff (30 July 1641 – 17 August 1673) was a Dutch physician and anatomist who made key discoveries in reproductive biology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Regnier de Graaf has received more than 62,769 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Regnier de Graaf is the 198th most popular physician (down from 171st in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 153rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Dutch Physician.

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Among physicians, Regnier de Graaf ranks 198 out of 509Before him are Henry Heimlich, James Lind, Ernst-Günther Schenck, Severo Ochoa, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, and Philipp Franz von Siebold. After him are Patch Adams, Anthony Fauci, Charaka, Bernardino Ramazzini, Jack Kevorkian, and George Whipple.

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Among people born in 1641, Regnier de Graaf ranks 3Before him are Hyeonjong of Joseon and Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. After him are François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois, Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, Tokugawa Ietsuna, Johann Weikhard von Valvasor, Nehemiah Grew, and Menno van Coehoorn. Among people deceased in 1673, Regnier de Graaf ranks 7Before him are Molière, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, Margaret Theresa of Spain, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, Salvator Rosa, and Semyon Dezhnev. After him are Joan Blaeu, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Barent Fabritius, and Robert Moray.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Regnier de Graaf ranks 196 out of 1,209Before him are Tjalling Koopmans (1910), Pim Fortuyn (1948), Johann Adam Reincken (1643), Theo van Gogh (1957), Mariska Veres (1947), and Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976). After him are Willem Kalf (1619), Dirck van Baburen (1595), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Johan Jongkind (1819), Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824), and Patrick Kluivert (1976).

Among PHYSICIANS In Netherlands

Among physicians born in Netherlands, Regnier de Graaf ranks 5Before him are Christiaan Eijkman (1858), Cornelius Jansen (1585), Peter Canisius (1521), and Johann Weyer (1515). After him are Nicolaes Tulp (1593), Gerard van Swieten (1700), Frederik Ruysch (1638), Aletta Jacobs (1854), Franciscus Donders (1818), Titus Brandsma (1881), and Petrus Camper (1722).