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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 218,081 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Sebastian Kneipp is the 186th most popular physician (down from 171st in 2019), the 1,201st most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,204th in 2019) and the 27th most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 186 out of 502Before him are Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Werner Haase, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Ernst-Günther Schenck, August von Wassermann, and Ibn Zuhr. After him are Asclepiades of Bithynia, Joseph Calasanz, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Howard Florey, Severo Ochoa, and George Whipple.

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Among people born in 1821, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 24Before him are Andrew Kim Taegon, Henri-Frédéric Amiel, Nikolay Nekrasov, Wilhelm Tempel, Johann Josef Loschmidt, and Giovanni Bottesini. After him are Anita Garibaldi, Ernst Engel, Eduard Heine, Henry Thomas Buckle, Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg, and Bartolomé Mitre. Among people deceased in 1897, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 15Before him are Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, James Joseph Sylvester, Albert Marth, Jiroemon Kimura, Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, and Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Salomon August Andrée, Andrés Bonifacio, Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale, and Antonio Cánovas del Castillo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 1,201 out of 6,142Before him are Otto Rasch (1891), Hans Baur (1897), Philipp Bouhler (1899), Rudolf Brandt (1909), Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim (1594), and Ernst Troeltsch (1865). After him are Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen (1925), Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen (1671), John George II, Elector of Saxony (1613), Ludwig Prandtl (1875), George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg (1582), and Elizabeth of Carinthia, Queen of Germany (1262).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Sebastian Kneipp ranks 27Before him are Waldemar Hoven (1903), Engelbert Kaempfer (1651), Albert of Riga (1165), Werner Haase (1900), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), and August von Wassermann (1866). After him are Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Leonhart Fuchs (1501), Emil du Bois-Reymond (1818), Horst Schumann (1906), and Hans Berger (1873).