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 885,493 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ludwig Guttmann is the 221st most popular physician (up from 243rd in 2019), the 304th most popular biography from Poland (up from 344th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Polish Physician.

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Among physicians, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 221 out of 509Before him are Hieronymus Fabricius, Leonhart Fuchs, Mungo Park, John Harvey Kellogg, John O'Keefe, and John Hunter. After him are Trota of Salerno, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Gerard van Swieten, Paul of Aegina, Carlo Urbani, and Eduard Bloch.

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Among people born in 1899, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 67Before him are Fritz Bayerlein, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Hans Jeschonnek, Andrei Platonov, and Georges Bidault. After him are Raoul Salan, Burt Munro, Walter Lantz, Nicolas Frantz, Franz Jonas, and Benjamin Péret. Among people deceased in 1980, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 69Before him are Patrick Depailler, Yigal Allon, Heinz Linge, Ernő Gerő, Dietrich von Saucken, and John Mauchly. After him are Pascual Jordan, Filipp Golikov, Alf Sjöberg, Tôn Đức Thắng, V. V. Giri, and Bert Kaempfert.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 304 out of 1,231Before him are Erich Fellgiebel (1886), Przemysł II (1257), David Seymour (1911), Sławomir Mrożek (1930), Maximilian von Prittwitz (1848), and Hyacinth of Poland (1185). After him are Władysław II the Exile (1105), Ryszard Kaczorowski (1919), Adam Czerniaków (1880), Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński (1776), Rüdiger von der Goltz (1865), and Stefan Wyszyński (1901).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Ludwig Guttmann ranks 10Before him are Emil von Behring (1854), Gerhard Domagk (1895), Albert Sabin (1906), Carl Wernicke (1848), Magnus Hirschfeld (1868), and Alexander Bogdanov (1873). After him are Gavriil Ilizarov (1921), Jan Jesenius (1566), Leon Pinsker (1821), Hilary Koprowski (1916), Wilhelm Fliess (1858), and Bronisława Dłuska (1865).