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Brock Chisholm

1896 - 1971

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George Brock Chisholm (18 May 1896 – 4 February 1971) was a Canadian psychiatrist, medical practitioner, World War I veteran, and the first director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brock Chisholm has received more than 148,845 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Brock Chisholm is the 13,278th most popular politician, the 311th most popular biography from Canada and the 26th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Brock Chisholm ranks 13,278 out of 15,577Before him are Walter Veltroni, Ariarathes IX of Cappadocia, Saeb Erekat, Yevgeny Shevchuk, Shapur IV, and Constantin Coandă. After him are Agesipolis III, Gregg Toland, Naplanum, Milan Neralić, Germán Riesco, and Brent Scowcroft.

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Among people born in 1896, Brock Chisholm ranks 171Before him are Ivan Merz, Jaromír Weinberger, Roger Sessions, Fritz Julius Kuhn, Frank Loomis, and Friedrich Waismann. After him are Gerhard Fieseler, Lado Gudiashvili, Carlos P. Garcia, Edvin Wide, Alberto Vargas, and Anton Walbrook. Among people deceased in 1971, Brock Chisholm ranks 140Before him are Fuad Abdurahmanov, Friedebert Tuglas, Heinz Hopf, Étienne Gailly, Armando Picchi, and Frank Loomis. After him are Billy Gilbert, Carlos P. Garcia, Jacques Ochs, Jean Vilar, Juhan Smuul, and Nikola Kotkov.

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Among people born in Canada, Brock Chisholm ranks 311 out of 1,350Before him are Kenneth Welsh (1942), Jacques Plante (1929), Manly P. Hall (1901), Anne Carson (1950), Shyla Stylez (1982), and Edward Routh (1831). After him are Edge (1973), Robin Sharma (1965), Geddy Lee (1953), Roberta Bondar (1945), Gordon Lightfoot (1938), and Buffy Sainte-Marie (1941).


Among politicians born in Canada, Brock Chisholm ranks 26Before him are John Diefenbaker (1895), Michael Ignatieff (1947), John Abbott (1821), Joe Clark (1939), William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie (1847), and Julie Payette (1963). After him are Myrtle Cook (1902), R. B. Bennett (1870), Robert Borden (1854), Arthur Meighen (1874), Tommy Burns (1881), and Jacques Parizeau (1930).