Sebastian Kneipp

1821 - 1897

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Sebastian Kneipp (17 May 1821 – 17 June 1897) was a German Catholic priest and one of the forefathers of the naturopathic medicine movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sebastian Kneipp has received more than 182,261 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Sebastian Kneipp is the 171st most popular physician (down from 163rd in 2019), the 1,204th most popular biography from Germany (down from 983rd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 171 out of 509Before him are Howard Florey, Joseph Calasanz, Andrea Cesalpino, Carl von Rokitansky, Michael Stuart Brown, and Thomas Willis. After him are Andrew Schally, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Leonid Rogozov, Soranus of Ephesus, E. Donnall Thomas, and Asclepiades of Bithynia.

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Among people born in 1821, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 20Before him are Henri-Frédéric Amiel, Arthur Cayley, Louis Vuitton, Johann Josef Loschmidt, Nikolay Nekrasov, and Heinrich Barth. After him are Anita Garibaldi, Giovanni Bottesini, Henry Thomas Buckle, Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg, Andrew Kim Taegon, and Ernst Engel. Among people deceased in 1897, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 15Before him are James Joseph Sylvester, Savitribai Phule, Albert Marth, Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, Jiroemon Kimura, and Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Salomon August Andrée, Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, Giuseppina Strepponi, Galileo Ferraris, and Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 1,204 out of 5,289Before him are Uli Hoeneß (1952), Louis II, Duke of Bavaria (1229), Karl von Bülow (1846), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), Max Hoffmann (1869), and Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (1914). After him are W. G. Sebald (1944), Charles, Grand Duke of Baden (1786), Tilman Riemenschneider (1460), Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700), Karl-Otto Apel (1922), and Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony (1759).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 23Before him are Theodor Billroth (1829), Albert of Riga (1165), Herta Oberheuser (1911), Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), August von Wassermann (1866), and Waldemar Hoven (1903). After him are Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Werner Haase (1900), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), and Karl Adolph von Basedow (1799).