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Santorio Santorio

1561 - 1636

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Santorio Santorio (29 March, 1561 – 22 February, 1636) also called Santorio Santori, Santorio de' Sanctoriis, or Sanctorius of Padua 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 152,631 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Santorio Santorio is the 126th most popular physician (up from 180th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 18th in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Physician.

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Among physicians, Santorio Santorio ranks 126 out of 502Before him are Franz Joseph Gall, Virginia Apgar, Albert Sabin, Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Johannes Peter Müller, and Niels Kaj Jerne. After him are Albrecht von Haller, Joseph Murray, Carl Wernicke, Francysk Skaryna, Frederick Griffith, and Charles Brenton Huggins.

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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, Anna Maria of the Palatinate, Ii Naomasa, John VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen, Thomas Fincke, Adriaan van Roomen, 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, Stefano Maderno, Dong Qichang, Sendivogius, Augustus the Elder, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Iskandar Muda, and Gregorio Fernández.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Santorio Santorio ranks 9 out of 295Before him are Slavoj Žižek (1949), France Prešeren (1800), Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), Milan Kučan (1941), and Arkan (1952). After him are Janez Janša (1958), Hemma of Gurk (980), Borut Pahor (1963), Edvard Kardelj (1910), Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848), and Franz Miklosich (1813).

Among PHYSICIANS In Slovenia

Among physicians born in Slovenia, Santorio Santorio ranks 1