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Aron Nimzowitsch

1886 - 1935

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Aron Nimzowitsch (Latvian: Ārons Nimcovičs, Russian: Аро́н Иса́евич Нимцо́вич, Aron Isayevich Nimtsovich; 7 November 1886 – 16 March 1935) was a Latvian born-Danish chess player and writer. In the late 1920s, Nimzowitsch was one of the best chess players in the world. He was the foremost figure amongst the hypermoderns and wrote a very influential book on chess theory: My System (1925–1927). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aron Nimzowitsch has received more than 416,644 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Aron Nimzowitsch is the 947th most popular writer (up from 1,093rd in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Latvia (up from 15th in 2019) and the most popular Latvian Writer.

Aron Nimzowitsch is most famous for his "Theory of the Endgame" which was published in his book "My System".

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Among writers, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 947 out of 5,755Before him are Taha Hussein, John Fowles, Emanuel Schikaneder, Etty Hillesum, Aristarchus of Samothrace, and Klaus Ebner. After him are Marko Marulić, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Benito Pérez Galdós, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Alfred Thayer Mahan, and Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre.

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Among people born in 1886, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 37Before him are Robert Robinson, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Michael Curtiz, Edward C. Tolman, Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, and Kurt Koffka. After him are Paul Tillich, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Henri Coandă, Archibald Hill, Garegin Nzhdeh, and Raymond A. Spruance. Among people deceased in 1935, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 31Before him are Henri Pirenne, Josef Suk, Mihajlo Pupin, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, and Panait Istrati. After him are Rashid Rida, Max Liebermann, Magnus Hirschfeld, Johan Halvorsen, Ali of Hejaz, and Princess Anastasia of Montenegro.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 12 out of 284Before him are Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (1761), Nicolai Hartmann (1882), Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Mariss Jansons (1943), Kārlis Ulmanis (1877), and Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (1937). After him are Gidon Kremer (1947), Jacob Kettler (1610), Egils Levits (1955), Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717), Peter von Biron (1724), and Vera Mukhina (1889).

Among WRITERS In Latvia

Among writers born in Latvia, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 1After him are Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751), Rainis (1865), Vilis Lācis (1904), Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski (1876), Maria Skobtsova (1891), Barbara von Krüdener (1764), Aspazija (1865), Yury Tynyanov (1894), Vizma Belševica (1931), Kristjan Jaak Peterson (1801), and Krišjānis Barons (1835).