Nikolai Amosov

1913 - 2002

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Nikolai Mikhailovich Amosov, Doctor of Science, Professor (December 6, 1913 – December 12, 2002), also known as Mykola Mykhailovych Amosov (Ukrainian: Микола Михайлович Амосов) was a Soviet and Ukrainian doctor of Russian origin, heart surgeon, inventor, best-selling author, and exercise enthusiast, known for his inventions of several surgical procedures for treating heart defects. Born to Russian peasants, Nikolai fought in World War II. After the war he moved to Kyiv and in 1965 wrote The Thoughts and the Heart, selling millions of copies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Amosov has received more than 108,594 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Nikolai Amosov is the 712th most popular philosopher (up from 727th in 2019), the 743rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 789th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Russian Philosopher.

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.80

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Over the past year Nikolai Amosov has had the most page views in the with 104,558 views, followed by Ukrainian (62,641), and English (10,680). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Tatar (75.10%), Chuvash (62.43%), and Finnish (44.72%)


Among philosophers, Nikolai Amosov ranks 712 out of 1,267Before him are Bahāʾ al-dīn al-ʿĀmilī, Joseph Albo, Julien Benda, Cristoforo Landino, Edvard Westermarck, and Asclepigenia. After him are Clitomachus, Aedesia, Arnold Ruge, Fulbert of Chartres, Lie Yukou, and Gilbert Ryle.

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Among people born in 1913, Nikolai Amosov ranks 106Before him are Alan Ladd, José Sánchez del Río, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Gustaaf Deloor, Waldemar de Brito, and Otto Wichterle. After him are Hélio Gracie, Bill Hewlett, Masatoshi Nakayama, Peko Dapčević, Victor Mature, and Osvaldo Moles. Among people deceased in 2002, Nikolai Amosov ranks 97Before him are J. Lee Thompson, Eugenio Coșeriu, Lilian, Princess of Réthy, Karel Reisz, Gustaaf Deloor, and Jacques Massu. After him are Elie Hobeika, Michail Stasinopoulos, Waylon Jennings, Dida, Dhirubhai Ambani, and Robert Guéï.

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Among people born in Russia, Nikolai Amosov ranks 743 out of 3,761Before him are Ivan Susanin (1501), Fyodor Sologub (1863), Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927), Boris Gromov (1943), Nikolai Rezanov (1764), and Alexander Yakovlev (1923). After him are Evgeny Pashukanis (1891), Gustaf Kossinna (1858), Viktor Tikhonov (1930), Nikolay Dobrolyubov (1836), Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia (1842), and Afanasy Fet (1820).


Among philosophers born in Russia, Nikolai Amosov ranks 17Before him are Yuri Lotman (1922), Sergei Bulgakov (1871), Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700), Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov (1829), Alexander Zinoviev (1922), and Pyotr Lavrov (1823). After him are Volin (1882), Konstantin Leontiev (1831), Aleksey Khomyakov (1804), Vasily Rozanov (1856), Evald Ilyenkov (1924), and Ivan Aksakov (1823).