Carl Schuhmann

1869 - 1946

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Carl Schuhmann (12 May 1869 – 24 March 1946) was a German athlete who won four Olympic titles in gymnastics and wrestling at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, becoming the most successful athlete at the inaugural Olympics of the modern era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Schuhmann has received more than 82,063 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Carl Schuhmann is the 3rd most popular gymnast (up from 4th in 2019), the 1,055th most popular biography from Germany (down from 22nd in 2019) and the most popular German Gymnast.

Carl Schuhmann is most famous for his discovery of the Schuhmann body, which is a small, white, spherical object that is found in the cytoplasm of cells. The Schuhmann body is a remnant of the nuclear envelope, which was lost during mitosis.

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Among gymnasts, Carl Schuhmann ranks 3 out of 181Before him are Nadia Comăneci and Larisa Latynina. After him are Olga Korbut, Hermann Weingärtner, Alfred Flatow, Olga Tass, Leon Štukelj, Věra Čáslavská, Louis Zutter, Nikolai Andrianov, and Ágnes Keleti.

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Among people born in 1869, Carl Schuhmann ranks 32Before him are Komitas, Rudolf Otto, Albert Roussel, Karl Seitz, Emilio Aguinaldo, and Martin Andersen Nexø. After him are Henri Désiré Landru, Francisco Largo Caballero, Valdemar Poulsen, Joseph Franklin Rutherford, Óscar Carmona, and Bogd Khan. Among people deceased in 1946, Carl Schuhmann ranks 45Before him are Ernest Thompson Seton, Helene Schjerfbeck, Döme Sztójay, Clemens August Graf von Galen, Vojtech Tuka, and Willi Herold. After him are Friedrich Jeckeln, Otto Georg Thierack, Francisco Largo Caballero, Ignacy Mościcki, Per Albin Hansson, and Gustav Noske.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Schuhmann ranks 1,055 out of 5,289Before him are Theobald Boehm (1794), Felix Magath (1953), Leopold I, Margrave of Austria (940), Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), and Paul Natorp (1854). After him are Carl Clauberg (1898), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Max Amann (1891), Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal (1855), Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886), and Augustus, Elector of Saxony (1526).

Among GYMNASTS In Germany

Among gymnasts born in Germany, Carl Schuhmann ranks 1After him are Hermann Weingärtner (1864), Alfred Schwarzmann (1912), Konrad Frey (1909), George Eyser (1870), Maxi Gnauck (1964), Andreas Wecker (1970), Marcel Nguyen (1987), Fabian Hambüchen (1987), and Philipp Boy (1987).