Willem Einthoven

1860 - 1927

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Willem Einthoven (21 May 1860 – 29 September 1927) was a Dutch physician and physiologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willem Einthoven has received more than 350,384 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Willem Einthoven is the 33rd most popular physician (down from 6th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Indonesia (down from 1st in 2019) and the most popular Indonesian Physician.

Willem Einthoven is most famous for the invention of the electrocardiograph, which records the electrical activity of the heart.

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Among physicians, Willem Einthoven ranks 33 out of 509. Before him are Polycarp, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Claude Bernard, Camillo Golgi, Al-Zahrawi, and Paul Ehrlich. After him are Alexis Carrel, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Emil Kraepelin, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Samuel Hahnemann, and Otto Heinrich Warburg.

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Among people born in 1860, Willem Einthoven ranks 13Before him are Isaac Albéniz, Kanō Jigorō, Raymond Poincaré, J. M. Barrie, William Jennings Bryan, and Herman Hollerith. After him are James Ensor, Anders Zorn, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Hugo Wolf, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, and Paul Gottlieb Nipkow. Among people deceased in 1927, Willem Einthoven ranks 5Before him are Isadora Duncan, Svante Arrhenius, Juan Gris, and Ferdinand I of Romania. After him are Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Carlota of Mexico, Gaston Leroux, Albrecht Kossel, Jerome K. Jerome, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, and Hugo Ball.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Willem Einthoven ranks 3 out of 93. Before him are Sukarno (1901) and Suharto (1921). After him are Anthony Fokker (1890), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), B. J. Habibie (1936), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), and Jan Toorop (1858).

Among PHYSICIANS In Indonesia

Among physicians born in Indonesia, Willem Einthoven ranks 1