Samuel Noah Kramer

1897 - 1990

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Samuel Noah Kramer (September 28, 1897 – November 26, 1990) was one of the world's leading Assyriologists, an expert in Sumerian history and Sumerian language. After high school, he attended Temple University, before Dropsie and Penn, both in Philadelphia. Among scholars, his work is considered transformative for the field of Sumerian history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Noah Kramer has received more than 118,104 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Samuel Noah Kramer is the 5,591st most popular politician (up from 6,832nd in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 239th in 2019) and the 61st most popular Ukrainian Politician.

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Among politicians, Samuel Noah Kramer ranks 5,591 out of 15,710Before him are Adaloald, Yuya, Princess Anna of Prussia, Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy, Princess Hélène of Orléans, and Thomas Gresham. After him are Emperor Uda, Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Tonyukuk, Bezmiâlem Sultan, Apollonius Molon, and Ratchis.

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Among people born in 1897, Samuel Noah Kramer ranks 84Before him are Marcel Petiot, Judith Anderson, Károly Kerényi, Josep Pla, Adolf Heusinger, and Rouben Mamoulian. After him are Elijah Muhammad, Arthur Greiser, George Szell, Zakir Husain, Lester B. Pearson, and Eddie Eagan. Among people deceased in 1990, Samuel Noah Kramer ranks 59Before him are John Stewart Bell, Meir Kahane, Taro Kagawa, Jill Ireland, Angelo Schiavio, and Capucine. After him are Lewis Mumford, Nicola Abbagnano, Nina Kulagina, Delphine Seyrig, Dexter Gordon, and Manuel Puig.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Samuel Noah Kramer ranks 196 out of 913Before him are Igor Svyatoslavich (1151), Sergey Gorshkov (1910), Aureolus (220), Alla Nazimova (1879), Israel Gelfand (1913), and Anatole Litvak (1902). After him are Peter Wittgenstein (1768), Alexandru Averescu (1859), Arseny Tarkovsky (1907), Angelica Balabanoff (1878), Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko (1883), and Lyudmila Gurchenko (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Samuel Noah Kramer ranks 61Before him are Pavel Axelrod (1850), Stanisław Żółkiewski (1547), Cyril Genik (1857), Yaropolk II of Kiev (1082), Pacatianus (200), and Aureolus (220). After him are Peter Wittgenstein (1768), Alexandru Averescu (1859), Angelica Balabanoff (1878), Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko (1883), Valeriy Borzov (1949), and Zalmoxis (-713).