Leon Pinsker

1821 - 1891

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Leon Pinsker or Judah Leib Pinsker (Hebrew: יהודה לייב פינסקר; Russian: Йехуда Лейб Пинскер; 25 December [O.S. 13 December] 1821 – 21 December [O.S. 9 December] 1891) was a physician and Zionist activist. Earlier in life he had originally supported the cultural assimilation of Jews in the Russian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Pinsker has received more than 114,571 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Leon Pinsker is the 263rd most popular physician (up from 294th in 2019), the 392nd most popular biography from Poland (up from 464th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Polish Physician.

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Among physicians, Leon Pinsker ranks 263 out of 726Before him are Torsten Wiesel, Carl Værnet, Irmfried Eberl, Édouard Séguin, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi, and Joseph Škoda. After him are Constantine the African, John Harvey Kellogg, Cicely Saunders, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, May-Britt Moser, and Richard Axel.

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Among people born in 1821, Leon Pinsker ranks 28Before him are Nathan Bedford Forrest, Sebastian Kneipp, Giovanni Bottesini, Bartolomé Mitre, Eduard Heine, and Henry Thomas Buckle. After him are Ernst Engel, Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg, Tuone Udaina, Rachel Félix, Félix Ziem, and Cyprian Norwid. Among people deceased in 1891, Leon Pinsker ranks 37Before him are Kalākaua, Johan Jongkind, William Tecumseh Sherman, Joseph Petzval, Louis Lucien Bonaparte, and Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark. After him are Joseph E. Johnston, Théodore de Banville, Fredrik Pacius, Pierre de Decker, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, and Jean Stas.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Leon Pinsker ranks 392 out of 1,694Before him are Pylyp Orlyk (1672), Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1755), Konrad von Jungingen (1355), Barbara Jagiellon (1478), Stanisław Dziwisz (1939), and Fritz von Below (1853). After him are Michał Kalecki (1899), Hans Bellmer (1902), Stanisław Koniecpolski (1591), Czesława Kwoka (1943), Johannes Bugenhagen (1485), and Heinz Kessler (1920).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Leon Pinsker ranks 9Before him are Emil von Behring (1854), Paul Ehrlich (1854), Albert Sabin (1906), Carl Wernicke (1848), Alexander Bogdanov (1873), and Magnus Hirschfeld (1868). After him are Bronisława Dłuska (1865), Jan Jesenius (1566), Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (1855), Hilary Koprowski (1916), Robert Remak (1815), and Wilhelm Fliess (1858).