Aribert Heim

1914 - 1992

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Aribert Ferdinand Heim (28 June 1914 – 10 August 1992), also known as Dr. Death and Butcher of Mauthausen, was an Austrian Schutzstaffel (SS) doctor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aribert Heim has received more than 985,008 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Aribert Heim is the 96th most popular physician (down from 39th in 2019), the 161st most popular biography from Austria (down from 94th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Physician.

Aribert Heim was a Nazi doctor who experimented on prisoners in concentration camps during World War II. He was most famous for his experiments on twins.

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Among physicians, Aribert Heim ranks 96 out of 726Before him are Cyril of Jerusalem, Amenmesse, Jang-geum, Joseph Lister, Hans Selye, and Jean Nicot. After him are Alexandre Yersin, Haldan Keffer Hartline, Róbert Bárány, André Frédéric Cournand, Ctesias, and Werner Forssmann.

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Among people born in 1914, Aribert Heim ranks 23Before him are Abd al-Karim Qasim, Romain Gary, William S. Burroughs, Willi Stoph, Lída Baarová, and Joe Louis. After him are Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Karl Carstens, Joe DiMaggio, Raymond Davis Jr., Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, and Jonas Salk. Among people deceased in 1992, Aribert Heim ranks 25Before him are Li Xiannian, Satyajit Ray, Paolo Borsellino, Daniel Bovet, Jan Oort, and Peyo. After him are David Bohm, Félix Guattari, Algirdas Julien Greimas, Karl Carstens, James E. Webb, and Günther Anders.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Aribert Heim ranks 161 out of 1,424Before him are Hans Selye (1907), Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria (1842), Leopold V, Duke of Austria (1157), Angela Hitler (1883), Otto Weininger (1880), and Rudolf I of Bohemia (1281). After him are Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906), Albert III, Duke of Austria (1349), Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este (1754), Róbert Bárány (1876), Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg (1771), and Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria (1558).

Among PHYSICIANS In Austria

Among physicians born in Austria, Aribert Heim ranks 3Before him are Hans Asperger (1906), and Hans Selye (1907). After him are Róbert Bárány (1876), Julius Wagner-Jauregg (1857), Eric Kandel (1929), Irmfried Eberl (1910), Leopold Auenbrugger (1722), Victor Babeș (1854), Bénédict Morel (1809), Paul Neumann (1875), and Fritz Klein (1932).