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Claus Schilling

1871 - 1946

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Claus Karl Schilling (5 July 1871 – 28 May 1946), also recorded as Klaus Schilling, was a German tropical medicine specialist who participated in the Nazi human experiments at the Dachau concentration camp during World War II. Though never a member of the Nazi Party and a recognized researcher at the Robert Koch Institute before the war, Schilling participated in unethical and inhumane experiments on captive human subjects under both Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claus Schilling has received more than 199,098 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Claus Schilling is the 286th most popular physician, the 2,143rd most popular biography from Germany and the 45th most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Claus Schilling ranks 286 out of 502Before him are Eduard Wirths, Kálmán Kalocsay, Gavriil Ilizarov, Hilary Koprowski, Franciscus Donders, and Rembert Dodoens. After him are Vincenz Priessnitz, William Osler, Jean-Baptiste Denys, Eugene Botkin, Harvey Cushing, and Michael DeBakey.

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Among people born in 1871, Claus Schilling ranks 54Before him are Ivan Poddubny, Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, George Washington, Hubert Cecil Booth, William Heard Kilpatrick, and Cesare Mori. After him are Doppo Kunikida, Mariano Fortuny, Oscar Wisting, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, Erich von Tschermak, and Arthur Tansley. Among people deceased in 1946, Claus Schilling ranks 78Before him are Martin Gottfried Weiss, Henri Gouraud, George Washington, Elisabeth Becker, Karl Eberhard Schöngarth, and Wilhelm Souchon. After him are Madan Mohan Malaviya, Hermann von Keyserling, Henry Morgenthau Sr., Joseph Stilwell, Jack Johnson, and Chen Gongbo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Claus Schilling ranks 2,143 out of 6,142Before him are Eduard, Duke of Anhalt (1861), Edmund Landau (1877), Franz von Lenbach (1836), Rudolf Lange (1910), Hans Wilsdorf (1881), and Franz Müntefering (1940). After him are Hermann Schlegel (1804), George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (1784), Wolfgang Ketterle (1957), Gustaf Gründgens (1899), Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1769), and Heinrich Aldegrever (1502).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Claus Schilling ranks 45Before him are Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1735), Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), Ferdinand Sauerbruch (1875), Friedrich Kasimir Medikus (1736), Friedrich Hoffmann (1660), and Eduard Wirths (1909). After him are Hinrich Lichtenstein (1780), Dorothea Erxleben (1715), Johann Conrad Dippel (1673), Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus (1776), Justinus Kerner (1786), and Ewald Hering (1834).