William Chester Minor

1834 - 1920

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William Chester Minor, also known as W. C. Minor (June 22, 1834 – March 26, 1920), was an American army surgeon, psychiatric hospital patient and lexicographical researcher. After serving in the Union Army during the American Civil War, he moved to England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Chester Minor has received more than 1,243,173 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. William Chester Minor is the 292nd most popular physician, the 8th most popular biography from Sri Lanka and the most popular Sri Lankan Physician.

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Among physicians, William Chester Minor ranks 292 out of 509Before him are Leonid Kulik, William Osler, Thomas Szasz, Robert Lefkowitz, Wilhelm Fliess, and Clarke Abel. After him are Pierre Paul Émile Roux, Leopold Auenbrugger, Joseph Škoda, Antoine Louis, Carlos Finlay, and Hinrich Lichtenstein.

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Among people born in 1834, William Chester Minor ranks 30Before him are Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska, Gaston Planté, Infanta Amalia of Spain, Hetty Green, Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, and John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury. After him are Samuel Pierpont Langley, Gustav Nachtigal, Heinrich von Treitschke, Ewald Hering, Johann Karl Friedrich Zöllner, and Kamehameha IV. Among people deceased in 1920, William Chester Minor ranks 38Before him are Fatali Khan Khoyski, Lothar von Trotha, Mikhail Eisenstein, Norman Lockyer, Maria Bochkareva, and Vladimir Purishkevich. After him are John Wesley Hyatt, Herbert James Draper, Odoardo Beccari, Joseph Trumpeldor, Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg, and S. Ansky.

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In Sri Lanka

Among people born in Sri Lanka, William Chester Minor ranks 8 out of 39Before him are Sirimavo Bandaranaike (1916), Velupillai Prabhakaran (1954), Aryadeva (200), Ananda Coomaraswamy (1877), Jack Churchill (1906), and St John Philby (1885). After him are Tony Hoare (1934), Anagarika Dharmapala (1864), Mahinda Rajapaksa (1945), Michael Ondaatje (1943), Chandrika Kumaratunga (1945), and S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike (1899).

Among PHYSICIANS In Sri Lanka

Among physicians born in Sri Lanka, William Chester Minor ranks 1