Lionel Kieseritzky

1806 - 1853

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Lionel Adalbert Bagration Felix Kieseritzky (Russian: Лионель Адальберт Багратион Феликс Кизерицкий; 1 January 1806 [O.S. 20 December 1805] – 18 May [O.S. 6 May] 1853) was a Baltic German chess master and theoretician, famous for his contributions to chess theory, as well for a game he lost against Adolf Anderssen, which because of its brilliance was named "The Immortal Game". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lionel Kieseritzky has received more than 47,949 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Lionel Kieseritzky is the 61st most popular chess player (down from 47th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Estonia (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Estonian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Lionel Kieseritzky ranks 61 out of 376Before him are Isidor Gunsberg, Isaac Boleslavsky, Elisaveta Bykova, Harry Nelson Pillsbury, Alessandro Salvio, and Reuben Fine. After him are Szymon Winawer, Pal Benko, Rudolf Spielmann, Philipp Stamma, Alexander Kotov, and Vladimir Kramnik.

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Among people born in 1806, Lionel Kieseritzky ranks 29Before him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Karl Friedrich Mohr, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John A. Roebling, Giacomo Antonelli, and Johann Kaspar Mertz. After him are Stand Watie, Michel Chevalier, Friedrich Welwitsch, Infanta Ana de Jesus Maria of Braganza, Count Anton Alexander von Auersperg, and Gaetano Bedini. Among people deceased in 1853, Lionel Kieseritzky ranks 28Before him are Andries Pretorius, George Onslow, Julius Jacob von Haynau, Mathieu Orfila, Anastasio Bustamante, and Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. After him are Louis Visconti, Adrien-Henri de Jussieu, Branko Radičević, William R. King, Hyacinth, and Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Lionel Kieseritzky ranks 51 out of 276Before him are Friedrich Martens (1845), Johann Voldemar Jannsen (1819), Veljo Tormis (1930), Johannes Aavik (1880), Marie Under (1883), and Aleksander Klumberg (1899). After him are Herman Wrangel (1584), Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz (1793), Siim Kallas (1948), Eduard von Toll (1858), Heino Eller (1887), and Viktor Kingissepp (1888).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Estonia

Among chess players born in Estonia, Lionel Kieseritzky ranks 2Before him are Paul Keres (1916). After him are Vladas Mikėnas (1910) and Paul Felix Schmidt (1916).