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Tadeusz Reichstein

1897 - 1996

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Tadeusz Reichstein (20 July 1897 – 1 August 1996), also known as Tadeus Reichstein, was a Polish-Swiss chemist and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (1950), which was awarded for his work on the isolation of cortisone. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tadeusz Reichstein has received more than 98,190 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Tadeusz Reichstein is the 63rd most popular chemist (up from 86th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Poland (up from 122nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Polish Chemist.

Tadeusz Reichstein was a Polish-born Swiss chemist who is most famous for his discovery of the first successful drug for treating diabetes.

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Among chemists, Tadeusz Reichstein ranks 63 out of 509Before him are Jacques Monod, Melvin Calvin, Claude Louis Berthollet, Kary Mullis, Friedrich Bergius, and Irving Langmuir. After him are Adolf Windaus, Arne Tiselius, Dorothy Hodgkin, John Howard Northrop, Hans Adolf Krebs, and Otto Diels.

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Among people born in 1897, Tadeusz Reichstein ranks 26Before him are Enid Blyton, Ferenc Szálasi, Kurt Schuschnigg, Frank Capra, Soong Mei-ling, and Yun Posun. After him are Otto Strasser, Kurt Daluege, Karl-Otto Koch, Hasso von Manteuffel, Karl Gebhardt, and Odd Hassel. Among people deceased in 1996, Tadeusz Reichstein ranks 17Before him are Ella Fitzgerald, Joseph Brodsky, Babrak Karmal, René Lacoste, Paul Erdős, and Frank Whittle. After him are Adolf Galland, Joan Clarke, Gene Kelly, Solomon Asch, Silvio Piola, and Sergiu Celibidache.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Tadeusz Reichstein ranks 97 out of 1,454Before him are Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Friedrich Bergius (1884), Ulrich Beck (1944), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), and Catherine Jagiellon (1526). After him are Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858), Marie Walewska (1786), Kurt Daluege (1897), Stefan Banach (1892), Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833), and Leopold Kronecker (1823).

Among CHEMISTS In Poland

Among chemists born in Poland, Tadeusz Reichstein ranks 5Before him are Fritz Haber (1868), Walther Nernst (1864), Kurt Alder (1902), and Friedrich Bergius (1884). After him are Konrad Emil Bloch (1912), Clara Immerwahr (1870), Antoni Grabowski (1857), Casimir Funk (1884), Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776), Ignacy Mościcki (1867), and Ignacy Łukasiewicz (1822).