Robert Remak

1815 - 1865

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Robert Remak (26 July 1815 – 29 August 1865) was a Jewish Polish-German embryologist, physiologist, and neurologist, born in Posen, Prussia, who discovered that the origin of cells was by the division of pre-existing cells. as well as several other key discoveries. According to historian Paul Weindling, Rudolf Virchow, one of the founders of modern cell theory, plagiarized the notion that all cells come from pre-existing cells from Remak. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Remak has received more than 103,351 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Robert Remak is the 356th most popular physician (down from 312th in 2019), the 582nd most popular biography from Poland (down from 485th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Physician.

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Among physicians, Robert Remak ranks 356 out of 502Before him are Tasuku Honjo, Richard Wilhelm, Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser, Ron Wyatt, Willi Graf, and Herman Snellen. After him are Karl Friedrich Burdach, Garcia de Orta, Adolph Kolping, Scribonius Largus, William Cullen, and Adolf Kussmaul.

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Among people born in 1815, Robert Remak ranks 34Before him are Wilhelm Peters, Ii Naosuke, Horace Wells, Ang Mey, James Curtis Hepburn, and Louis Le Chatelier. After him are Temistocle Solera, George Meade, Alphonse Beau de Rochas, Louise Rasmussen, Crawford Long, and Jean-Delphin Alard. Among people deceased in 1865, Robert Remak ranks 42Before him are Sengge Rinchen, Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, Princess Anna of Hesse and by Rhine, Andrés de Santa Cruz, Friedrich August Stüler, and Rafael Carrera. After him are Adolph Kolping, James Barry, Heinrich Wilhelm Schott, Joseph Lebeau, Mary Surratt, and Ángel de Saavedra, 3rd Duke of Rivas.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Robert Remak ranks 582 out of 1,454Before him are Ottomar Anschütz (1846), Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (1855), Otto Freundlich (1878), Jerzy Andrzejewski (1909), Hugo von Pohl (1855), and Walter Laqueur (1921). After him are Stanisław Mikulski (1929), Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro (1926), Helene Deutsch (1884), Józef Maria Bocheński (1902), Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski (1595), and Franciszek Macharski (1927).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Robert Remak ranks 15Before him are Jan Jesenius (1566), Bronisława Dłuska (1865), Gavriil Ilizarov (1921), Hilary Koprowski (1916), Leon Pinsker (1821), and Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (1855). After him are Wilhelm Fliess (1858), Zofia Zamenhof (1889), Kazimierz Bein (1872), Max Gerson (1881), Ludwig Traube (1818), and Joseph Schröter (1837).