Ivan Sechenov

1829 - 1905

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Ivan Mikhaylovich Sechenov (Russian: Ива́н Миха́йлович Се́ченов; August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1829 – November 15 [O.S. November 2] 1905) was a Russian psychologist, physiologist, and medical scientist. Ivan Pavlov, the famous Russian neurologist and physiologist, referred to Sechenov as the "Father of Russian physiology and scientific psychology". Today Sechenov is more known for his contributions to medical physiology and neurology, in addition to his psychological work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Sechenov has received more than 124,314 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Ivan Sechenov is the 95th most popular engineer (down from 85th in 2019), the 627th most popular biography from Russia (down from 556th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Ivan Sechenov ranks 95 out of 389Before him are Fedor Tokarev, Yuri Kondratyuk, Charles Rolls, Alexander Cunningham, Karl von Terzaghi, and Valdemar Poulsen. After him are Hans Ledwinka, George Cayley, Vasily Degtyaryov, Hertha Ayrton, Nikolai Polikarpov, and Harry Nyquist.

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Among people born in 1829, Ivan Sechenov ranks 24Before him are Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, John of Kronstadt, William Booth, Radama II, and Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein. After him are N. R. Pogson, Maurice Joly, Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, Ludvig Lorenz, Joaquin Murrieta, and Robert Nobel. Among people deceased in 1905, Ivan Sechenov ranks 29Before him are Alphonse Allais, Anton Ažbe, Hudson Taylor, Albert von Kölliker, Marcel Schwob, and Adolf Bastian. After him are Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Carmine Crocco, George MacDonald, Meyer Guggenheim, Lew Wallace, and José-Maria de Heredia.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ivan Sechenov ranks 627 out of 3,761Before him are Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), Alexander Godunov (1949), Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782), Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia (1826), and Sergei Krikalev (1958). After him are Alexandre Benois (1870), Yuri Temirkanov (1938), Lev Pontryagin (1908), Vasily Shukshin (1929), Viktor Chernov (1873), and Alexander Bortnikov (1951).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Ivan Sechenov ranks 13Before him are Viktor Belenko (1947), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Mikhail Gurevich (1892), Mikhail Mil (1909), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), and Fedor Tokarev (1871). After him are Vasily Degtyaryov (1880), Nikolai Polikarpov (1892), Yevgeny Dragunov (1920), Sergei Khrushchev (1935), Georgy Shpagin (1897), and Georgy Babakin (1914).