Ludwig Guttmann

1899 - 1980

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Sir Ludwig Guttmann (3 July 1899 – 18 March 1980) was a German-British neurologist who established the Stoke Mandeville Games, the sporting event for people with disabilities (PWD) that evolved in England into the Paralympic Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludwig Guttmann has received more than 905,729 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ludwig Guttmann is the 152nd most popular physician (up from 221st in 2019), the 990th most popular biography from Germany (down from 304th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Physician.

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Among physicians, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 152 out of 502Before him are Baruj Benacerraf, André Frédéric Cournand, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, George H. Hitchings, John Langdon Down, and Alan Hodgkin. After him are E. Donnall Thomas, George Emil Palade, Fritz Klein, Magnus Hirschfeld, Waldemar Hoven, and Sushruta.

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Among people born in 1899, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 44Before him are Lucio Fontana, Chang Myon, Charles Laughton, James Cagney, Suzanne Lenglen, and Corneliu Zelea Codreanu. After him are Kazi Nazrul Islam, Louis Chiron, Sobhuza II, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Lev Kuleshov, and Henri Michaux. Among people deceased in 1980, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 45Before him are Mae West, Alejo Carpentier, Marian Rejewski, Fritz Strassmann, Vinicius de Moraes, and Seretse Khama. After him are Lewis Milestone, Kim Jae-gyu, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Gustav Wagner, Walter Dornberger, and Robert Whittaker.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 990 out of 6,142Before him are Berti Vogts (1946), Conrad Schumann (1942), Henry II, Duke of Austria (1107), Ernst Zermelo (1871), August Wilhelm von Hofmann (1818), and Ernst Heinkel (1888). After him are Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine (1823), Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854), Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (1792), Alfred Naujocks (1911), and Hermann of Reichenau (1013).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 20Before him are Johann Joachim Becher (1635), Herta Oberheuser (1911), Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), and Theodor Billroth (1829). After him are Waldemar Hoven (1903), Engelbert Kaempfer (1651), Albert of Riga (1165), Werner Haase (1900), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), and August von Wassermann (1866).