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Max Nordau

1849 - 1923

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Max Simon Nordau (born Simon Maximilian Südfeld; 29 July 1849 – 23 January 1923) was a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic.He was a co-founder of the Zionist Organization together with Theodor Herzl, and president or vice-president of several Zionist congresses. As a social critic, he wrote The Conventional Lies of Our Civilisation (1883), Degeneration (1892), and Paradoxes (1896). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Nordau has received more than 256,580 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Max Nordau is the 1,196th most popular writer (down from 1,061st in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Hungary (down from 103rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Hungarian Writer.

Max Nordau was a German-born physician and writer who is most famous for his book "Degeneration."

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Among writers, Max Nordau ranks 1,196 out of 5,755Before him are Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Paul Bourget, Roger Caillois, Gabriele Amorth, and Claudio Magris. After him are John Berger, Khaqani, Dan Simmons, David Grossman, Shammai, and Dean Koontz.

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Among people born in 1849, Max Nordau ranks 19Before him are John Ambrose Fleming, Eva Gonzalès, Ellen Key, Blanche Monnier, Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime, and Nogi Maresuke. After him are Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Armand Peugeot, Alexander Kielland, Vera Zasulich, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, and Archduchess Mathilda of Austria. Among people deceased in 1923, Max Nordau ranks 29Before him are Aleksandar Stamboliyski, Edward Emerson Barnard, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, Raymond Radiguet, Edith Södergran, and Ernst Troeltsch. After him are Edward W. Morley, Hovhannes Tumanyan, Édouard Stephan, Maurice Barrès, Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, and Théophile Steinlen.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Max Nordau ranks 123 out of 866Before him are István Tisza (1861), George II Rákóczi (1621), Peter Lorre (1904), Bayan I (600), Judit Polgár (1976), and Miklós Rózsa (1907). After him are Aurel Stein (1862), Imi Lichtenfeld (1910), Peter Delyan (1009), Miklós Jancsó (1921), Marcel Grossmann (1878), and Arthur Nikisch (1855).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Max Nordau ranks 9Before him are Ágota Kristóf (1935), Sándor Petőfi (1823), Ferenc Molnár (1878), Arthur Koestler (1905), Felix Salten (1869), and Ephraim Kishon (1924). After him are Magda Szabó (1917), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Béla Balázs (1884), Péter Nádas (1942), Miklós Zrínyi (1620), and Attila József (1905).