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. He was the foremost figure amongst the hypermoderns and wrote a very influential book on chess theory: My System. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aron Nimzowitsch has received more than 264,233 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Aron Nimzowitsch is the 1,093rd most popular writer (down from 982nd in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Latvia (down from 11th 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 1,093 out of 5,794Before him are Juan Antonio Villacañas, Sergey Mikhalkov, Edogawa Ranpo, Shammai, Valerie Solanas, and B. H. Liddell Hart. After him are Lobsang Rampa, Dylan Thomas, Christine Nöstlinger, Virginia Henderson, Robert Sheckley, and Vicente Blasco Ibáñez.

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Among people born in 1886, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 44Before him are Henri Coandă, Mary Wigman, Raymond A. Spruance, Kurt Koffka, Archibald Hill, and Marcel Dupré. After him are Gottfried Benn, Giovanni Battista Caproni, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Raoul Hausmann, Vittorio Pozzo, and Alain-Fournier. Among people deceased in 1935, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 34Before him are Mihajlo Pupin, Johan Halvorsen, Komitas, Panait Istrati, Josef Suk, and Rashid Rida. After him are Magnus Hirschfeld, Paul Bourget, Kurt Tucholsky, Anna Ancher, Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, and Ali of Hejaz.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 15 out of 242Before him are Mariss Jansons (1943), Kārlis Ulmanis (1877), Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (1937), Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717), and Jacob Kettler (1610). After him are Vera Mukhina (1889), Peter von Biron (1724), Gidon Kremer (1947), Ernst Johann von Biron (1690), Guntis Ulmanis (1939), and Andris Bērziņš (1944).

Among WRITERS In Latvia

Among writers born in Latvia, Aron Nimzowitsch ranks 1After him are Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751), Rainis (1865), Vizma Belševica (1931), Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski (1876), Maria Skobtsova (1891), Yury Tynyanov (1894), Vilis Lācis (1904), Krišjānis Barons (1835), Aspazija (1865), Kristjan Jaak Peterson (1801), and Garlieb Merkel (1769).