Tewhida Ben Sheikh

1909 - 2010

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Tewhida Ben Sheikh (Arabic: توحيدة بن الشيخ; also Tawhida Ben Cheikh, Taouhida Ben Cheikh) (January 2, 1909 in Tunis – December 6, 2010) was the first modern Tunisian woman to become a physician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tewhida Ben Sheikh has received more than 79,071 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Tewhida Ben Sheikh is the 496th most popular physician, the 81st most popular biography from Tunisia and the 2nd most popular Tunisian Physician.

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Among physicians, Tewhida Ben Sheikh ranks 496 out of 726Before her are Guy Patin, Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Zofia Zamenhof, James Paget, Sergey Botkin, and George Huntington. After her are Abella, Ernest Starling, Karl Wilhelm von Kupffer, Adolf Meyer, Benjamin Rush, and Rebecca Guarna.

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Among people born in 1909, Tewhida Ben Sheikh ranks 218Before her are Riccardo Cassin, Marcel Balsa, Ștefan Dobay, Adalbert Deșu, Ferenc Fejtő, and Irakli Abashidze. After her are Sven Jonasson, Licia Albanese, David Murray, Heinz Erhardt, Durgabai Deshmukh, and Robert Hugo, Duke of Parma. Among people deceased in 2010, Tewhida Ben Sheikh ranks 211Before her are Valentina Tolkunova, Daniel Bensaïd, Hank Jones, Mohammed Mzali, Marcel Domingo, and Gheorghe Apostol. After her are Otmar Suitner, Marina Semyonova, Mary Daly, Robin Milner, Tzannis Tzannetakis, and Charlie Wilson.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Tewhida Ben Sheikh ranks 81 out of 210Before her are Habib Essid (1949), Hédi Amara Nouira (1911), Hédi Baccouche (1930), Hamadi Jebali (1949), Pierre Lévy (1956), and Mohammed Mzali (1925). After her are Hamed Karoui (1927), Abdelmajid Chetali (1939), Carlos Marcello (1910), Paul G. Comba (1926), Faouzi Benzarti (1950), and Jean Vuarnet (1933).

Among PHYSICIANS In Tunisia

Among physicians born in Tunisia, Tewhida Ben Sheikh ranks 2Before her are Constantine the African (1020).