Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Siddhartha Mukherjee (born 21 July 1970) is a Bengali-American physician, biologist, oncologist, and author. He is best known for his 2010 book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer that won notable literary prizes including the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, and Guardian First Book Award, among others. The book was listed in the "All-Time 100 Nonfiction Books" (the 100 most influential books of the last century) by Time magazine in 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Siddhartha Mukherjee has received more than 775,867 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Siddhartha Mukherjee is the 503rd most popular physician (down from 434th in 2019), the 952nd most popular biography from India and the 5th most popular Indian Physician.

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Among physicians, Siddhartha Mukherjee ranks 503 out of 509Before him are Daniel Mojon, Thomas C. Jerdon, Liang Wudong, Huda Zoghbi, Bill Frist, and David Shulkin. After him are Atul Gawande, James Heilman, and Deborah Birx.

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Among people born in 1970, Siddhartha Mukherjee ranks 717Before him are Susan Egan, Jim Jackson, Doug Christie, Scarface, Per Frandsen, and Kara DioGuardi. After him are Fumitake Miura, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Mitsuhiro Misaki, Yuji Hashimoto, Mike Burns, and Ardy Wiranata.

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Among people born in India, Siddhartha Mukherjee ranks 952 out of 1,227Before him are Rohini Hattangadi (1955), Suraj Sharma (1993), Suhasini Maniratnam (1961), Soha Ali Khan (1978), Rohit Sharma (1987), and Bhumika Chawla (1978). After him are Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (1970), Puneeth Rajkumar (1975), Asin (1985), Shankar Mahadevan (1967), Rahul Bose (1967), and Ram Charan (1985).


Among physicians born in India, Siddhartha Mukherjee ranks 5Before him are Ronald Ross (1857), Sushruta (-620), Kadambini Ganguly (1861), and Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882).

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