Vladimir Demikhov

1916 - 1998

Vladimir Demikhov

Vladimir Petrovich Demikhov (Russian: Влади́мир Петро́вич Де́михов; July 18, 1916 – November 22, 1998) was a Soviet scientist and organ transplantation pioneer, who performed several transplants in the 1940s and 1950s, including the transplantation of a heart into an animal and a heart–lung replacement in an animal. He is also well known for his dog head transplants, which he conducted during the 1950s, resulting in two-headed dogs. This ultimately led to the head transplants in monkeys by Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Demikhov has received more than 444,812 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 365th most popular physician.

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.30

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Among physicians, Vladimir Demikhov ranks 364 out of 438Before him are Kazimierz Bein, Dorothea Erxleben, William Bayliss, James Paget, Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, and Hilary Koprowski. After him are Charles Best, Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard, Aëtius of Amida, Harry Seeley, William Hunter, and Antonio Maria Valsalva.

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Among people born in 1916, Vladimir Demikhov ranks 125Before him are Robert H. Dicke, Jack Arnold, Rossano Brazzi, Movita Castaneda, Penelope Fitzgerald, and Hilary Koprowski. After him are Mary Stewart, Sangoulé Lamizana, Tinus Osendarp, Lou Thesz, Wan Li, and Hidetoki Takahashi. Among people deceased in 1998, Vladimir Demikhov ranks 126Before him are Samuel Eilenberg, Gene Autry, J. T. Walsh, Julio César Britos, Jorge Pacheco Areco, and E. G. Marshall. After him are Lilí Álvarez, Otto Wichterle, Bertil Nordahl, Bob Martin, Chatichai Choonhavan, and Zezé Moreira.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Demikhov ranks 1,010 out of 2,050Before him are Ivan Larionov (1830), Nilus of Sora (1433), Gevork Vartanian (1924), Kondraty Ryleyev (1795), Andrey Arshavin (1981), and Grigory Neujmin (1886). After him are Ulugh Muhammad (1405), Aleksei Yeliseyev (1934), Nikolai Tcherepnin (1873), Dmitry Likhachov (1906), Vladimir Vasiliev (1940), and Nikolay Ogarev (1813).

Among PHYSICIANS In Russia

Among physicians born in Russia, Vladimir Demikhov ranks 3Before him are Leonid Rogozov (1934) and Nikolai Korotkov (1874).

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