William Masters

1915 - 2001

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William Howell Masters (December 27, 1915 – February 16, 2001) was an American gynecologist, best known as the senior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team. Along with his partner Virginia E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Masters has received more than 1,356,088 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. William Masters is the 76th most popular celebrity (down from 61st in 2019), the 3,682nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,228th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular American Celebrity.

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Among celebrities, William Masters ranks 76 out of 184Before him are Wil van Gogh, Kim Ung-yong, Walther Kadow, Ota Benga, Li Wenliang, and Sally Hemings. After him are Lindow Man, Virginia Dare, Hana Brady, Denise Perrier, Johnny Appleseed, and Natascha Kampusch.

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Among people born in 1915, William Masters ranks 112Before him are Loris Francesco Capovilla, Torcuato Fernández-Miranda, Alberto Burri, James Tiptree Jr., Albert O. Hirschman, and John Tukey. After him are Marais Viljoen, Edmond O'Brien, Raúl Alberto Lastiri, Albert Ghiorso, Henry Kuttner, and Ibolya Csák. Among people deceased in 2001, William Masters ranks 114Before him are Luiz Bonfá, Nigel Hawthorne, Josef Klaus, Rehavam Ze'evi, Victor Wong, and Charles Helou. After him are Michel Marcel Navratil, Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, William P. Rogers, Aldo Olivieri, Barend Biesheuvel, and Kathleen Freeman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Masters ranks 3,682 out of 15,968Before him are Adam Baldwin (1962), Lenny Bruce (1925), Fanny Crosby (1820), Rooney Mara (1985), Herman Kahn (1922), and Lon L. Fuller (1902). After him are Virginia E. Johnson (1925), Claire Trevor (1910), Daniel D. Tompkins (1774), Johnny Hayes (1886), Nancy Meyers (1949), and Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, William Masters ranks 32Before him are Madeleine Astor (1893), Florence Owens Thompson (1903), Barbara Hutton (1912), Evelyn McHale (1923), Ethel Kennedy (1928), and Sally Hemings (1773). After him are Virginia Dare (1587), Johnny Appleseed (1774), Miriam Stevenson (1933), Genie (1957), Henry Dreyfuss (1904), and Carol Morris (1936).