Theodor Billroth

1829 - 1894

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Christian Albert Theodor Billroth (26 April 1829 – 6 February 1894) was an Austrian surgeon and amateur musician. As a surgeon, he is generally regarded as the founding father of modern abdominal surgery. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodor Billroth has received more than 120,092 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Theodor Billroth is the 140th most popular physician (down from 139th in 2019), the 971st most popular biography from Germany (down from 836th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Physician.

Theodor Billroth was a German surgeon who is most famous for his contributions to gastric surgery.

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Among physicians, Theodor Billroth ranks 140 out of 509Before him are Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Merit-Ptah, Hans Rosling, Joseph Erlanger, Kitasato Shibasaburō, and Dominique Jean Larrey. After him are Baruj Benacerraf, Robin Warren, Joseph Murray, André Frédéric Cournand, Edgar Adrian, and Albert of Riga.

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Among people born in 1829, Theodor Billroth ranks 11Before him are Anton Rubinstein, John Everett Millais, Chester A. Arthur, Asaph Hall, Auguste Beernaert, and Alfred Brehm. After him are Anselm Feuerbach, Philip Sclater, Ranavalona II, William Booth, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, and N. R. Pogson. Among people deceased in 1894, Theodor Billroth ranks 16Before him are Lajos Kossuth, Hans von Bülow, Pafnuty Chebyshev, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, Francis II of the Two Sicilies, and Leconte de Lisle. After him are Emmanuel Chabrier, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Nadezhda von Meck, Austen Henry Layard, Hassan I of Morocco, and August Kundt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Theodor Billroth ranks 971 out of 5,289Before him are Mary Wigman (1886), Ernst Hanfstaengl (1887), Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), John George, Elector of Brandenburg (1525), and Hrotsvitha (935). After him are Heinrich Gustav Magnus (1802), Joseph Wirth (1879), Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876), Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854), Horst Buchholz (1933), and Hardy Krüger (1928).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Theodor Billroth ranks 17Before him are Theodor Morell (1886), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Werner Forssmann (1904), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), Otto Loewi (1873), and Johann Joachim Becher (1635). After him are Albert of Riga (1165), Herta Oberheuser (1911), Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), August von Wassermann (1866), Waldemar Hoven (1903), and Sebastian Kneipp (1821).