René Favaloro

1923 - 2000

René Favaloro

René Gerónimo Favaloro (July 14, 1923 – July 29, 2000) was an Argentine cardiac surgeon and educator best known for his pioneering work on coronary artery bypass surgery using the great saphenous vein. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of René Favaloro has received more than 1,011,151 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 59th most popular physician.

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Among physicians, René Favaloro ranks 58 out of 438Before her are James Parkinson, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Allvar Gullstrand, Gerhard Domagk, Eugen Bleuler, and Karl Brandt. After her are Hilary of Poitiers, Robert Bellarmine, Emil von Behring, Albert Szent-Györgyi, Christiaan Eijkman, and Robert Edwards.

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Among people born in 1923, René Favaloro ranks 20Before her are Roy Lichtenstein, Irma Grese, Nadine Gordimer, Peter II of Yugoslavia, György Ligeti, and Marcel Marceau. After her are Mas Oyama, Alan Shepard, Jack Kilby, Richard Attenborough, Arvid Carlsson, and Yaşar Kemal. Among people deceased in 2000, René Favaloro ranks 10Before her are Emil Zátopek, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Habib Bourguiba, Ingrid of Sweden, Roger Vadim, and Victor Borge. After her are Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Lída Baarová, Stanley Matthews, Carl Barks, Alec Guinness, and Gherman Titov.

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Among people born in Argentina, René Favaloro ranks 16 out of 659Before her are Martha Argerich (1941), Lionel Messi (1987), Isabel Martínez de Perón (1931), Jorge Rafael Videla (1925), José de San Martín (1778), and Daniel Barenboim (1942). After her are Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (1953), Mercedes Sosa (1935), Omar Sívori (1935), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Leopoldo Galtieri (1926), and Helenio Herrera (1910).