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Leo Perutz

1882 - 1957

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Leopold Perutz (2 November 1882, Prague – 25 August 1957, Bad Ischl) was an Austrian novelist and mathematician. He was born in Prague (now capital of the Czech Republic) and was thus a citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leo Perutz has received more than 71,255 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Leo Perutz is the 241st most popular mathematician (down from 228th in 2019), the 186th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 167th in 2019) and the most popular Czech Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Leo Perutz ranks 241 out of 823Before him are Émile Picard, Robert Recorde, Michel Chasles, Eduard Heine, Joseph Petzval, and Alfred Korzybski. After him are Ibn al-Shatir, George Atwood, Farkas Bolyai, Israel Gelfand, Simon Newcomb, and Pierre Varignon.

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Among people born in 1882, Leo Perutz ranks 76Before him are Subramania Bharati, Princess Louise of Orléans, Leopold Stokowski, Eduard Spranger, Natalia Sedova, and Germaine Dulac. After him are Joaquín Turina, Korney Chukovsky, Yoshijirō Umezu, John Barrymore, William Halsey Jr., and Ernst von Weizsäcker. Among people deceased in 1957, Leo Perutz ranks 65Before him are Rezső Kasztner, Johann Rattenhuber, Arnold van Gennep, Alfonso de Portago, Pedro Infante, and Shoghi Effendi. After him are Alexander Vertinsky, Kurt von Tippelskirch, Soemu Toyoda, Malcolm Lowry, Carlos Castillo Armas, and Ernst Gräfenberg.

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Among people born in Czechia, Leo Perutz ranks 186 out of 973Before him are Tomáš Baťa (1876), Johann Baptist Wanhal (1739), Prince Felix of Schwarzenberg (1800), Catherine of Bohemia (1342), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1849), and Karl von Terzaghi (1883). After him are Otfried Preußler (1923), Libuše Šafránková (1953), Adolf Schärf (1890), Ivo Viktor (1942), Petr Ginz (1928), and Jindřich Matyáš Thurn (1567).


Among mathematicians born in Czechia, Leo Perutz ranks 1After him are Johannes Widmann (1460), Johann Radon (1887), Olga Taussky-Todd (1906), and Eduard Čech (1893).