Salo Flohr

1908 - 1983

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Salomon Mikhailovich Flohr (November 21, 1908 – July 18, 1983) was a Czechoslovak and Soviet chess player and writer. He was among the first recipients of the title International Grandmaster from FIDE in 1950. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salo Flohr has received more than 56,750 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Salo Flohr is the 40th most popular chess player (up from 50th in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 267th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ukrainian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Salo Flohr ranks 40 out of 376Before him are Savielly Tartakower, Howard Staunton, Luis Ramírez de Lucena, Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona, Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, and Andor Lilienthal. After him are László Szabó, Lyudmila Rudenko, Gioachino Greco, Svetozar Gligorić, Géza Maróczy, and Lajos Portisch.

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Among people born in 1908, Salo Flohr ranks 87Before him are Atahualpa Yupanqui, Pablo Dorado, Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, Eduard Roschmann, Fritz Witt, and Rómulo Betancourt. After him are Van Heflin, Alain Cuny, Aurelio Peccei, Peg Entwistle, Françoise Dolto, and Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Among people deceased in 1983, Salo Flohr ranks 56Before him are Walther Nehring, Roy Sullivan, Shizo Kanakuri, Louison Bobet, Norma Shearer, and László Budai. After him are Karen Carpenter, Tino Rossi, Carolyn Jones, Ross Macdonald, Marianne Brandt, and Miguel Alemán Valdés.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Salo Flohr ranks 228 out of 913Before him are Mykola Lysenko (1842), Anatoly Fomenko (1945), Alexander Siloti (1863), Mikhail Eisenstein (1867), Robert Maxwell (1923), and Nathan Milstein (1902). After him are Maya Deren (1917), Mustafa Dzhemilev (1943), Isaak Brodsky (1883), Igor II of Kiev (1100), Henryk Siemiradzki (1843), and Jarosław Dąbrowski (1836).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Ukraine

Among chess players born in Ukraine, Salo Flohr ranks 3Before him are David Bronstein (1924) and Efim Bogoljubov (1889). After him are Lyudmila Rudenko (1904), Mark Taimanov (1926), Isaac Boleslavsky (1919), Ossip Bernstein (1882), Georg Marco (1863), Leonid Stein (1934), Alexander Beliavsky (1953), Boris Verlinsky (1888), and Eduard Gufeld (1936).