Santorio Santorio

1561 - 1636

Santorio Santorio

Santorio Santorio (March 29, 1561 – February 22, 1636), also called Sanctorio Sanctorio, Santorio Santorii, Sanctorius of Padua, Sanctorio Sanctorius and various combinations of these names, was an Italian physiologist, physician, and professor, who introduced the quantitative approach into the life sciences and is considered the father of modern quantitative experimentation in medicine. He is also known as the inventor of several medical devices. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Santorio Santorio has received more than 85,220 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 125th most popular physician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 85k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Santorio Santorio ranks 124 out of 438Before him are Jonas Salk, Marie François Xavier Bichat, Johannes Peter Müller, Edgar Adrian, Niels Kaj Jerne, and George Minot. After him are Baruj Benacerraf, Robin Warren, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, André Frédéric Cournand, and Frederick Chapman Robbins.

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Among people born in 1561, Santorio Santorio ranks 4Before him are Francis Bacon, Jacopo Peri, and Luis de Góngora. After him are Katō Kiyomasa, Henry Briggs, Adriaan van Roomen, Thomas Fincke, and Mary Sidney. Among people deceased in 1636, Santorio Santorio ranks 3Before him are Pieter Brueghel the Younger and Date Masamune. After him are Mulla Sadra, Sendivogius, Dong Qichang, and Gregorio Fernández.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Santorio Santorio ranks 12 out of 183Before him are France Prešeren (1800), Slavoj Žižek (1949), Melania Trump (1970), Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), and Edvard Kardelj (1910). After him are Primož Trubar (1508), Franz Miklosich (1813), Ivan Cankar (1876), Jernej Kopitar (1780), Milan Kučan (1941), and Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848).

Among PHYSICIANS In Slovenia

Among physicians born in Slovenia, Santorio Santorio ranks 1

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