Rudolf von Laban

1879 - 1958

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Rudolf von Laban, also known as Rudolf Laban (Hungarian: Rezső Lábán de Váraljas, Lábán Rezső, Lábán Rudolf; 15 December 1879 – 1 July 1958), was an Austro-Hungarian dance artist and theorist. He is considered as one of the pioneers of modern dance in Europe as the "Founding Father of the Expressionist Dance" in Germany. His work laid the foundations for Laban Movement Analysis, Labanotation (Kinetography Laban), other more specific developments in dance notation and the evolution of many varieties of Laban movement analysis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf von Laban has received more than 197,249 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Rudolf von Laban is the 2,755th most popular politician (down from 2,271st in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Slovakia (up from 20th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Slovak Politician.

Rudolf von Laban is most famous for his work in the field of dance. He developed Labanotation, a system of notating choreography.

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Among politicians, Rudolf von Laban ranks 2,755 out of 15,710Before him are Mentuhotep I, Pelopidas, Eduard Limonov, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Erna Solberg, and Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Cleopatra Selene of Syria, Marie of Luxembourg, Queen of France, Kanishka, Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, and Prince George of Greece and Denmark.

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Among people born in 1879, Rudolf von Laban ranks 22Before him are Milutin Milanković, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Hans Luther, Ramana Maharshi, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, and Fritz Haarmann. After him are E. M. Forster, Italo Gariboldi, Victor Sjöström, Henri Giraud, Huda Sha'arawi, and Hans Lammers. Among people deceased in 1958, Rudolf von Laban ranks 21Before him are Juan Ramón Jiménez, G. E. Moore, Kurt Alder, Maurice Gamelin, Georges Rouault, and Giacomo Balla. After him are André Bazin, Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, Edna Purviance, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Duncan Edwards, and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Rudolf von Laban ranks 18 out of 298Before him are Emeric Thököly (1657), Jozef Gabčík (1912), Maurice Benyovszky (1746), Juraj Jánošík (1688), Ivan Gašparovič (1941), and Pavel Jozef Šafárik (1795). After him are Ármin Vámbéry (1832), Milan Rastislav Štefánik (1880), Rudolf Schuster (1934), Cornel Wilde (1912), Tibor Sekelj (1912), and Vojtech Tuka (1880).

Among POLITICIANS In Slovakia

Among politicians born in Slovakia, Rudolf von Laban ranks 12Before him are Gyula Andrássy (1823), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Emeric Thököly (1657), Juraj Jánošík (1688), and Ivan Gašparovič (1941). After him are Milan Rastislav Štefánik (1880), Rudolf Schuster (1934), Vojtech Tuka (1880), Vladimír Mečiar (1942), Andrej Babiš (1954), and Zuzana Čaputová (1973).