Waldemar Haffkine

1860 - 1930

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Waldemar Mordechai Wolff Haffkine (Ukrainian: Володимир Мордехай-Вольф Хавкін; Russian: Мордехай-Вольф Хавкин; 15 March 1860 – 26 October 1930) was a bacteriologist from the Russian Empire who later became a French citizen. He emigrated to France and worked at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, where he developed a cholera vaccine that he tried out successfully in India. He is recognized as the first microbiologist who developed and used vaccines against cholera and bubonic plague. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Waldemar Haffkine has received more than 279,466 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Waldemar Haffkine is the 260th most popular biologist, the 275th most popular biography from Ukraine and the 6th most popular Ukrainian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Waldemar Haffkine ranks 260 out of 844Before him are René Louiche Desfontaines, Charles Chamberland, Salim Ali, Takenoshin Nakai, David Bruce, and Ludwig Reichenbach. After him are Johann Friedrich von Brandt, Wilder Penfield, Francisco Varela, Otto Friedrich Müller, Alexander Georg von Bunge, and Joy Adamson.

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Among people born in 1860, Waldemar Haffkine ranks 58Before him are Sunanda Kumariratana, Christen C. Raunkiær, Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, Louis Wain, Friedrich Naumann, and Charles Lwanga. After him are Paul Ulrich Villard, Albert Kahn, Katō Takaaki, Sidney Paget, Grandma Moses, and Simon Dubnow. Among people deceased in 1930, Waldemar Haffkine ranks 45Before him are Emil Krebs, Eduard Meyer, Theodor Nöldeke, Richard Wilhelm, José Carlos Mariátegui, and Rafael Merry del Val. After him are Riccardo Drigo, Jeppe Aakjær, Glenn Curtiss, Isidor Gunsberg, Paul Émile Appell, and Adolf Wölfli.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Waldemar Haffkine ranks 275 out of 913Before him are Zbigniew Cybulski (1927), Dmitry Manuilsky (1883), Vsevolod Garshin (1855), Skirgaila (1354), Lubomyr Husar (1933), and Mikołaj Rej (1505). After him are Sergey Kamenev (1881), Mark Taimanov (1926), Zbigniew Herbert (1924), Alexander Rutskoy (1947), Alexander Georg von Bunge (1803), and Theophan Prokopovich (1681).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Ukraine

Among biologists born in Ukraine, Waldemar Haffkine ranks 6Before him are Élie Metchnikoff (1845), Trofim Lysenko (1898), Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900), Sergei Winogradsky (1856), and Ludwik Fleck (1896). After him are Alexander Georg von Bunge (1803), Michał Boym (1614), Ivan Martinov (1771), and Alexander Alfonsovich Grossheim (1888).