Horst Schumann

1906 - 1983

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Horst Schumann (1 May 1906 – 5 May 1983) was an SS-Sturmbannführer (major) and medical doctor who conducted sterilization and castration experiments at Auschwitz and was particularly interested in the mass sterilization of Jews by means of X-rays. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Horst Schumann has received more than 167,662 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Horst Schumann is the 213th most popular physician, the 1,449th most popular biography from Germany and the 31st most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Horst Schumann ranks 213 out of 509Before him are Karl Adolph von Basedow, Nicolaes Tulp, Engelbert Kaempfer, Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol, Constantine the African, and Marcel Petiot. After him are Alexander Bogdanov, Hieronymus Fabricius, Leonhart Fuchs, Mungo Park, John Harvey Kellogg, and John O'Keefe.

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Among people born in 1906, Horst Schumann ranks 85Before him are Giuseppe Siri, Robert E. Howard, Hans Aumeier, Carlo Scarpa, Jacques Becker, and Chandra Shekhar Azad. After him are Jim Thompson, Carol Reed, Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, John Carradine, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, and Brigitte Helm. Among people deceased in 1983, Horst Schumann ranks 46Before him are Haldan Keffer Hartline, Kurt Tank, Pridi Banomyong, Nicolaus von Below, Germaine Tailleferre, and Victor Turner. After him are Georges Bidault, Joan Robinson, William Walton, Walther Nehring, Roy Sullivan, and Shizo Kanakuri.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Horst Schumann ranks 1,449 out of 5,289Before him are Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Arnold Janssen (1837), Christa Ludwig (1928), Matthias Erzberger (1875), Lothar de Maizière (1940), and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (1860). After him are Til Schweiger (1963), Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle (1809), Prince Frederick of the Netherlands (1797), Ralf Rangnick (1958), Peter von Cornelius (1784), and Dettmar Cramer (1925).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Horst Schumann ranks 31Before him are Werner Haase (1900), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), Karl Adolph von Basedow (1799), and Engelbert Kaempfer (1651). After him are Leonhart Fuchs (1501), Adolf Eugen Fick (1829), Emil du Bois-Reymond (1818), Carl Ludwig (1816), Ferdinand Sauerbruch (1875), and Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1735).