Ahad Ha'am

1856 - 1927

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Asher Zvi Hirsch Ginsberg (18 August 1856 – 2 January 1927), primarily known by his Hebrew name and pen name Ahad Ha'am (Hebrew: אחד העם‎, lit. 'one of the people', Genesis 26:10), was a Hebrew essayist, and one of the foremost pre-state Zionist thinkers. He is known as the founder of cultural Zionism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahad Ha'am has received more than 169,360 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ahad Ha'am is the 2,026th most popular writer (down from 1,934th in 2019), the 261st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 245th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Ukrainian Writer.

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Among writers, Ahad Ha'am ranks 2,026 out of 5,794Before him are James M. Cain, Eliza Orzeszkowa, Gottschalk of Orbais, Julian Tuwim, Neil Postman, and Oscar Milosz. After him are Elizabeth Siddal, Margaret Fuller, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar, Sirindhorn, Kate Millett, and Minna Canth.

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Among people born in 1856, Ahad Ha'am ranks 49Before him are Maurice Sarrail, Stepa Stepanović, Princess Isabella of Croÿ, Matthias Zurbriggen, Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, and Maurycy Gottlieb. After him are Stevan Mokranjac, Hermann von François, Naftali Herz Imber, J.-H. Rosny aîné, Henry Morgenthau Sr., and Karl Lamprecht. Among people deceased in 1927, Ahad Ha'am ranks 49Before him are Louise Abbéma, Vilhelm Thomsen, Sergey Sazonov, Ottavio Bottecchia, Fritz Hofmann, and Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov. After him are Hugo Schuchardt, Gustave Whitehead, Vasily Polenov, Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, Miguel, Duke of Braganza, and Inayat Khan.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Ahad Ha'am ranks 261 out of 913Before him are Gregor Piatigorsky (1903), David Burliuk (1882), Maurycy Gottlieb (1856), Mirosław Hermaszewski (1941), Alexander Marinesko (1913), and Moisei Uritsky (1873). After him are Vsevolod II of Kiev (1104), Theodosius of Kiev (1029), Eugen Ehrlich (1862), Filaret (1929), Igor Oistrakh (1931), and Oleksandr Turchynov (1964).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Ahad Ha'am ranks 36Before him are Arseny Tarkovsky (1907), Ivan Kotliarevsky (1769), Aharon Appelfeld (1932), Tadeusz Borowski (1922), Lina Kostenko (1930), and David Burliuk (1882). After him are Vsevolod Garshin (1855), Mikołaj Rej (1505), Zbigniew Herbert (1924), Vasyl Sukhomlynsky (1918), Naftali Herz Imber (1856), and Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky (1864).