Janusz Korczak

1878 - 1942

Janusz Korczak

Janusz Korczak, the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit‘’ ' (22 July 1878 or 1879 – 7 August 1942), was a Polish Jewish educator, children's author, and pedagogue known as Pan Doktor ("Mr. Doctor") or Stary Doktor ("Old Doctor"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janusz Korczak has received more than 773,185 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 160th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Janusz Korczak ranks 158 out of 4,883Before him are Carlo Collodi, Yukio Mishima, Fernando Pessoa, André Breton, Boris Pasternak, and Snorri Sturluson. After him are Pliny the Younger, Abu Nuwas, Tove Jansson, Guillaume Apollinaire, Pindar, and Dr. Seuss.

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Among people born in 1878, Janusz Korczak ranks 1After him are Lise Meitner, Reza Shah, Martin Buber, John B. Watson, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, Pancho Villa, Gustav Stresemann, Werner von Blomberg, André Citroën, Robert Walser, and Lucien Febvre. Among people deceased in 1942, Janusz Korczak ranks 3Before him are Stefan Zweig and Reinhard Heydrich. After him are Robert Musil, Edith Stein, Bronisław Malinowski, José Raúl Capablanca, Jean Baptiste Perrin, William Henry Bragg, Anton Drexler, Robert Bosch, and William G. Morgan.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Janusz Korczak ranks 18 out of 930Before him are Heinz Guderian (1888), Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686), Günter Grass (1927), Wernher von Braun (1912), Fritz Haber (1868), and Johann Gottfried Herder (1744). After him are Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), Erich Ludendorff (1865), Zygmunt Bauman (1925), Fedor von Bock (1880), Stanisław Lem (1921), and Władysław Szpilman (1911).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Janusz Korczak ranks 2Before him are Günter Grass (1927). After him are Stanisław Lem (1921), Adam Mickiewicz (1798), Wisława Szymborska (1923), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902), Gerhart Hauptmann (1862), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), Alfred Döblin (1878), Osip Mandelstam (1891), and Witold Gombrowicz (1904).

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